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To Be Perfectly Frank


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starring Michael Crawford
' I don't know why, but I always do stunts with gloves on' says MICHAEL CRAWFORD in this documentary about the creation of that unique character Frank Spencer from the immensely popular comedy series Some Mothers do 'Ave 'Em. Film cameras take us behind the scenes as Michael explains the detailed preparations for some of the hilarious but extremely dangerous stunts that have been a special feature of the series. Narrated by RICHARD BEBB
Scenes from Some Mothers do 'Ave 'Em produced by MICHAEL MILLS
Written and directed by JAMES fortune
(A new series of Some Mothers do 'Ave 'Em starts next Saturday; Michael Craw ford is a guest of Blue Peter, Mon 5.5)


Unknown: Michael Crawford
Unknown: Michael Crawford
Unknown: Frank Spencer
Produced By: Michael Mills
Directed By: James Fortune
Unknown: Michael Craw

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