The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

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Lt. Gordon Brown
Barbara Murray ...
Pvt. Betty Brown
Carole Lesley ...
Pvt. Marge White
Ronald Shiner ...
Gunner Slocum
Naunton Wayne ...
Major Pym
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Pvt. Cox
John Cairney ...
Gunner Willie Ross
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Junior Commander Maddox A.T.S.
Joan Rice ...
Pvt. Finch
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Bombardier Peter Palmer
Peter Jones ...
Gunner Perkins
Barbara Hicks ...
Sgt. Merrifield
John Welsh ...
Brigadier
Judy Grinham ...
P.T. Instructress
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Orderly Sergeant
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The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

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1 April 1960 (Finland)  »

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Epiheirisis podogyros  »

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The outside of the carriages suggests that they belong to the LNER (London & North Eastern Railway); the interiors have LMS (London, Midland & Scottish) antimacassars (head rest covers). See more »

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You've Done Something To My Heart
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Music by Noel Gay
Lyrics by Frank Eyton and Ian Grant
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Mildly piquant, mildly funny
7 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

For its time (1959, film censorship was still quite strong), "Operation Bullshine" is a fairly piquant comedy; it certainly anticipates the bolder sex farces of the 1960s, and even contains some discreet almost-nudity. The Technicolor cinematography is colorful, and the new Region 2 DVD transfer is quite pleasing to the eye. Unfortunately, the film does not have enough big laughs; only a sequence near the end, where all the men and women of the unit must prepare in record time for an upcoming inspection, has a real comic rhythm. There is not much story, either; the film is basically a series of episodes. Painless but not very memorable. ** out of 4.


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