BFI Screen Epiphany: Nick Helm introduces The Naked Gun
Writer and actor Nick Helm screens the comedy classic that first introduced us to Detective Frank Drebin.
Dir David Zucker
With Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy
Writer and actor Nick Helm (Uncle, Loaded) introduces his comedy screen epiphany; a film by David Zucker (Airplane, Top Secret), which spawned a couple of hugely successful sequels. Police Detective Frank Drebin (Nielsen) uncovers a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II, involving a hypnotic device that turns ordinary people into murderers.