England Would Be the Smallest Province in the Russian Empire if Not for the Vintage Trailer of the Day

Every day, come rain or shine or internet tubes breaking, Film School Rejects showcases a trailer from the past.

You can’t go wrong with a movie this overflowing with clever insults and John Cleese covering his man bits with a picture of his family.

Perhaps the funniest heist movie ever made, Jamie Lee Curtis is the bait, and a bunch of diamonds are on the line if she can seduce John Cleese (without that picture) and if Kevin Kline can avoid getting them all killed.

What can you learn from the trailer today? Aristotle was not Belgian. The central message of Buddhism is not “Every man for himself.” And the London Underground is not a political movement. Knowledge!

Think you know what it is? Check the trailer out for yourself:

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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