The Dollar Bottom

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The Dollar Bottom
Directed by Roger Christian
Produced by Lloyd Phillips
Ian Scorer
Neil Vine-Miller
Written by James Kennaway
Shane Connaughton
Starring Robert Urquhart
Rikki Fulton
Cinematography Roger Pratt
Edited by Richard Trevor
Release dates
  • 1980 (1980)
Running time 33 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Dollar Bottom is a 1980 British short film directed by Roger Christian. It won an Academy Award at the 53rd Academy Awards in 1981 for Best Short Subject.[1]


Schoolboys at a public school set up an insurance scheme against being caned by the teachers. The scheme proves so successful that they float the company on the Stock Market.



  1. ^ "New York Times: The Dollar Bottom". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 

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