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Go to Blazes (1962)

 -  Comedy  -  April 1962 (UK)
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After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave King ...
Bernard
...
Arson Eddie
Daniel Massey ...
Harry
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Withers
Coral Browne ...
Colette
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Alfie
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Chantal
Miles Malleson ...
Salesman
Wilfrid Lawson ...
Scrap Dealer
David Lodge ...
Sergeant
John Welsh ...
Chief Fire Officer
...
Judge
James Hayter ...
Pipe Smoker
Derek Nimmo ...
Fish Fancier
John Glyn-Jones ...
Fire Chief
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After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.

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Diebe haben Vorfahrt  »

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Feature film debut of Dudley Sutton. See more »

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During the first car chase when the getaway car is stopped by traffic, the back projection continues as if the car were moving. See more »

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References A Raisin in the Sun (1961) See more »

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Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo
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Written by Fred Gilbert
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Patchy script Undermines good Cast
11 July 2012 | by (london) – See all my reviews

The only point of interest to me is the exterior locations.The opening scene takes place in Temple Fortune Parade.I remember watching the filming.The gang head south down the Finchley Road towards Golders Green.Next thing we know they are being pursued by the police along the A41 Watford Way.I would be interested to know the name and location of the cinema shown later in the film.The film itself is not very funny.A good cast let down by a rather unfunny script.the last 20 minutes in particular is extremely lame.Unfortunately Associated British Pathe did not turn out many good comedies in the sixties.There are lots of great actors,,Lowe,Le Mesurier and Mallinson who only have a brief time on screen alas.


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