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The Goose Steps Out (1942)

 -  Comedy  -  August 1942 (UK)
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A bumbling teacher (Will Hay) conveniently turns out to be the double of a German general. In the true spirit of wartime propoganda high jinks, he is flown into Germany to impersonate the ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Will Hay ...
William Potts / Muller
Frank Pettingell ...
Professor Hoffman
Julien Mitchell ...
General von Glotz
Charles Hawtrey ...
Max
Peter Croft ...
Hans
Anne Firth ...
Lena
Leslie Harcourt ...
Vagel
Jeremy Hawk ...
A.D.C.
Raymond Lovell ...
Schmidt
Aubrey Mallalieu ...
Rector
Barry Morse ...
Kurt
Lawrence O'Madden ...
Col. Truscott
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Krauss
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A bumbling teacher (Will Hay) conveniently turns out to be the double of a German general. In the true spirit of wartime propoganda high jinks, he is flown into Germany to impersonate the general and cause chaos and hilarity in a Hitler Youth college (populated by the likes of Peter Ustinov, Charles Hawtrey and Barry Morse). Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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Pokes Fun at the Hun!

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Hay's penultimate film
16 October 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This,Will Hay's penultimate film contains one of his most famous routines on film.A variation on his famous schoolmaster routine.In this he is a teacher in a school for spies teaching such notables as Peter Ustinov and Charles Hawtry how to cope with the intricacies of enunciation in the English language.There is a further scene near the end of the film which was full of puns based on Enlish place names.I was at a lecture given by Peter Ustinov many years ago at the NFT.when asked about Will Hay he said that he remembered him as having cups of tea on his own in a corner of the set.It is interesting that in films made by English comedians during the war,such as Hay ,George Formby and The Crazy Gang,the Nazis are always portrayed as buffoo0ns rather than evil.


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