British comic actor Terry-Thomas was born on this day in 1911, making him 102 were he still alive. He's not, and is considerably younger than that in the following clips:
Here Thomas (or should I say -Thomas?) tries to fence some diamonds in this scene from That Touch of Mink (1960):
Those of you who recognize the zither might have expected Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten. Sorry, different movie.
Terry-Thomas and Milton Berle debate the merits of their respective homelands in this somewhat dated scene from It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963):
"sitting under hair dryers eating chocolates"--dated
"preoccupation with bosoms"--maybe not so dated
A stand-up routine from The Judy Garland Show. The "recent events in London" line is a reference to the Profumo Affair, a UK sex-and-politics scandal very much in the news at the time:
Love how quickly he makes light of his poor attempt at an Irish accent. Not sure if any Portuguese will agree with me.
Finally, a bit of horror (and kinkiness.) The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971) with Vincent Price and the sexy Virginia North:
Not the discharge he was hoping for.