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The Sunday Film presents: The Iron Petticoat

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
[Starring] Bob Hope and Katharine Hepburn
with James Robertson, Robert Helpman, David Kossoff, Paul Carpenter

A hilarious comedy about the efforts of an American Air Force officer to introduce a serious-minded woman pilot from the Soviet Union to the gaiety of London night life.
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Contributors

Producer: Betty Box
Director: Ralph Thomas
Chuck Lockwood: Bob Hope
Vinka Kovelenko: Katharine Hepburn
Col Sklarnoff: James Robertson Justice
Ivan Kropotkin: Robert Helpman
Dubratz: David Kossoff
Col Tarbell: Allan Gifford
Lewis: Paul Carpenter
Connie: Noelle Middleton
Tony Mallard: Nicholas Phipps
Paul: Sidney James
Senator: Alexander Gauge
Lingerie Clerk: Richard Wattis
Tityana: Sandra Dorne
Sutsiyawa: Tutte Lemkow

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The Sunday Film presents: The Iron Petticoat

BBC Television, 28 May 1961 19.30






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