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Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)

Monte Carlo or Bust! (original title)
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Monsieur Dupont
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Marcello
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Angelo
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Major Dawlish
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Chester Schofield
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Marie-Claude
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Pascale
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Willi Schickel / Horst Müller (as Gert Frobe)
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Betty
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Count Levinovitch
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Dominique
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Lt. Barrington
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Otto
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Perkins
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In an international car rally, competitors must travel from various points in Europe to Monte Carlo, then race their cars. Things are complicated by smuggling, cheating, honor, inventions, medicine, and love at first sight... Written by Anonymous

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Watch Out! For the Craziest CARnival of the Year! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

June 1969 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

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Trivia

Only received its first DVD release in 2008. See more »

Goofs

At the Paris checkpoint modern cars and trucks can be see across the river. See more »

Crazy Credits

Closing sequence: Revolving Automobile Tire segues into the Paramount Logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Roses of Picardy
(uncredited)
Music by Haydn Wood
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Fond Memories
20 May 2000 | by (Blackpool) – See all my reviews

This picture is one of those fondly remembered childhood movies for me. I'd have been six when it came out and I bought a VHS copy when that was released. It was as goofy a movie as I remembered. Tony Curtis forever muttering "darn, heck and h.e. double l" when things went wrong; Terry-Thomas being his usual beastly self. The movie is full of old friends. This is one I'd like to see fully restored (it originally had a stereo soundtrack - mentioned on the credits), and released on DVD.


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