Screwball comedy starring comedy duo Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball. Sergeant Cannon and PC Ball run the police station in the quiet town of Little Botham. When the station is threatened with closure owing to the exceptionally low local crime rate, the pair undertake to create a crime wave of their own in order to save their jobs.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: The British comedy team of Tommy Cannon and Bobby Ball star in this funfest as a pair of policemen who man the police station in the small town of Little Botham. Crime is rare in Little Botham, and authorities plan to close the station as an economy measure. Not wanting to lose their jobs, Ball and Cannon fabricate a phony crime wave to make it look as if they're needed after all. But when they attempt to steal a valuable painting from Lloyd (Roy Kinnear), one of the richest men in town, they find that a gang of real art thieves have been at work, and now they have a serious case to crack. Boys in Blue is a remake of Ask a Policeman, a 1938 vehicle for British comedy star Will Hay. ...The Boys in Blue