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The British Film: Spare a Copper

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Starring George Formby, George Merritt
Irrepressible George is onboard HMS Hercules M - the navy's most important new ship.
When a gang of foreign saboteurs attempt to blow it up, he proves that courage, - and luck - can win the day. This is one of the singing comedian's liveliest films, With the finale on a circus ground 'Wall of Death'.
Screenplay by ROGER MACDOUGALL AUSTIN MELFORD. BASIL DEARDEN
Produced by MICHAEL BALCON
Directed by JOHN PADDY CARSTAIRS 0 FILMS: page 16

Contributors

Unknown: George Formby
Unknown: George Merritt
Unknown: Irrepressible George
Unknown: Roger MacDougall
Produced By: Michael Balcon
Directed By: John Paddy Carstairs
George Carter: George Formby
Jane Gray: Dorothy Hyson
Jake: Bernard Lee
Shaw: John Warwick
Sir Robert Dyer: Warburton Gamble
tosp Richards: John Turnbull
Edward: George Merritt
Fuller: Eliot Makeham
Lady Hardstaff: Ellen Pollock

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The British Film: Spare a Copper

BBC One London, 11 February 1988 14.35






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