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Make Mine a Double (1961)

The Night We Dropped a Clanger (original title)
Approved | | Comedy, Thriller | 1961 (USA)
A WWII British secret agent has a desperate mission in occupied France. An airman who is his double is enlisted in the scheme with the intention of confusing the enemy, but everyone gets ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Rix ...
Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood / Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
Cecil Parker ...
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Bertram Bukpasser
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W / O Bright
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Squadron Leader Thomas
Leo Franklyn ...
B.R. Belling
John Welsh ...
Squadron Leader Grant
Toby Perkins ...
Flight Lieutenant Spendal
Vera Pearce ...
Madame Grilby
Liz Fraser ...
Lulu
Charles Cameron ...
General Gimble
Julian D'Albie ...
Air Marshal Carruthers
Arthur Brough ...
Admiral Bewdly
Ray Cooney ...
Corporal
Oliver Johnston ...
Air Commodore Turner
Merylin Roberts ...
1st W.A.A.F.
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A WWII British secret agent has a desperate mission in occupied France. An airman who is his double is enlisted in the scheme with the intention of confusing the enemy, but everyone gets confused. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The Misguided Missile of the R.A.F. See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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1961 (USA)  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Narrator: If there is any similarity between this picture and certain events which occurred in the last war we shouldn't be at all surprised.
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Soundtracks

I Want A Man
Music by Edwin Braden
Lyrics by Alan Reeve-Jones
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A Great Disappointment
7 May 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a young schoolboy growing up in Manchester during the late 1950's I always looked forward to the screening of a Brian Rix farce on television. My father was a great fan of his and we both loved to watch Brian and his wife Elspet Gray in any "Whitehall Farce" the BBC screened, usually at Christmas.

Consequently, I was looking forward to watching this film very much. Sadly, I was greatly disappointed by this particular effort. The film had very little humour and an even poorer storyline.

The production values were bad and the comedic talents of comedians such as Hattie Jacques, Cecil Parker and Leslie Phillips utterly wasted.

Worth watching only if you are a die-hard fan of Mr.Rix. Perhaps, his other films are better ... let us hope so.


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