Leonard Maltin


Why is it that Leonard Maltin has never acknowledged the fact that every was a movie titled "Invasion Quartet"? Is it listed some other way, perhaps what it may have been titled in England? This was one the funniest of the British comedies and can stand on it's own with the Carry On series.

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You're absolutely right that Maltin doesn't mention this movie anywhere in his big book. Since this was an MGM production and (to my knowledge) never went under a different title in American, I have no idea why Maltin fails to mention it. The only reason I can think of is that he and his editorial board consider it obscure enough to omit it for space. Unfortunately, a lot of fairly obscure but decent British films from that era and earlier get ignored, including probably about 50% of all Ealing films. So I wouldn't take it personally.

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