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On the Double (1961)

Approved  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, War  |  26 October 1961 (Netherlands)
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American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Pfc. Ernie Williams
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Lady Margaret MacKenzie-Smith
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Colonel Somerset (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
Margaret Rutherford ...
Lady Vivian
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Sergeant Bridget Stanhope (as Miss Diana Dors)
Allan Cuthbertson ...
Captain Patterson
Jesse White ...
Corporal Joseph Praeger
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Colonel Rock Houston
Terence de Marney ...
Sergeant Colin Twickenham (as Terence De Marney)
Rex Evans ...
General Carleton Brown Wiffingham
Rudolph Anders ...
Oberkommandant
Edgar Barrier ...
Blankmeister
Pamela Light ...
Mrs. Somerset
Ben Astar ...
General Zlinkov
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Storyline

American GI Ernie Williams, admittedly weak-kneed, has an uncanny resemblance to British Colonel MacKenzie. Williams, also a master of imitation and disguise, is asked to impersonate the Colonel, ostensibly to allow the Colonel to make a secret trip East. What Williams is not told is that the Colonel has recently been a target of assassins. After the Colonel's plane goes down, the plan changes and Williams maintains the disguise to confuse the Nazis about D-Day. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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Adventure | Comedy | War

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26 October 1961 (Netherlands)  »

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De Dolle Generaal  »

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2.35 : 1
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Pfc. Ernie Williams: I'm on a salt-free, fat-free, high protein, low calorie, low cholesterol diet.
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Soundtracks

Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag And Smile, Smile, Smile
(1915) (uncredited)
Music by Felix Powell
Lyrics by George Asaf
Sung a cappella a bit by Danny Kaye
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I also wonder why this film is not on video
2 August 2001 | by (Glasgow,Scotland) – See all my reviews

I can remember seeing this film on T.V.and it made me laugh,the type of film i look for.I am not sure why i did not record it.It does not seem that long ago,but my memory could be playing tricks.Perhaps the T.V.showing was before i owned a video in the 1980s.However,there are plenty of films which have been shown several times.Why not this one?


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