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Spare a Copper (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Paddy Carstairs

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Basil Dearden
Roger MacDougall
Austin Melford

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

George Formby ...
George Carter
Dorothy Hyson ...
Jane Gray
...
Jake
John Warwick ...
Shaw
Warburton Gamble ...
Sir Robert Dyer
John Turnbull ...
Inspector Richards
George Merritt ...
Edward Brewster
Eliot Makeham ...
Fuller
Ellen Pollock ...
Lady Hardstaff
Edward Lexy ...
Night watchman
Jack Melford ...
Dame
Hal Gordon ...
Sergeant
Jimmy Godden ...
Manager
Grace Arnold ...
Music shop customer
Charles Carson ...
Admiral
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bryan Herbert ...
Williams
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Laurence Kitchin ...
Hiker (uncredited)
Aubrey Mallalieu ...
Music Store Manager (uncredited)
Beryl Reid ...
Minor role (uncredited)
Johnnie Schofield ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Bill Shine ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ronald Shiner ...
Piano Mover (uncredited)
Jack Vyvian ...
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
James Woodburn ...
MacDermott (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Basil Dearden ... producer

Music by 

Louis Levy

Cinematography by 

Bryan Langley

Film Editing by 

Ray Pitt

Art Direction by 

Wilfred Shingleton ... (as Wilfrid Shingleton)

Makeup Department 

Tom Shenton ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

John Croydon ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Philip Brandon ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Eric Williams ... recording supervisor

Special Effects by 

Douglas Woolsey ... special effects

Stunts 

Fred W.A. Cooper ... stunt performer (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Wilkie Cooper ... camera operator (uncredited)
David Harcourt ... camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Dorothy Broomham ... wardrobe

Music Department 

Harry Bidgood ... musical director: songs (uncredited)
Ernest Irving ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / musical director (uncredited)

Other crew 

Olga Brook ... continuity (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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