A well-named scout troop, played by a real life pop group, jump through good turn hoops, but keep landing in the soup.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Freddie & The Dreamers ...
Themselves
Freddie Garrity ...
Cuckoo Patrol
Bernie Dwyer ...
Cuckoo Patrol
Derek Quinn ...
Cuckoo Patrol
Peter Birrell ...
Cuckoo Patrol
Roy Crewdson ...
Cuckoo Patrol
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Wick
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Gibbs
Victor Maddern ...
Dicko
Arthur Mullard ...
Yossle
Ernest Clark ...
Marshall
Basil Dignam ...
Snodgrass
Michael Brennan ...
Superman No.1
Neil McCarthy ...
Superman No.2
Peggy Ann Clifford ...
Scout Mistress
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A well-named scout troop, played by a real life pop group, jump through good turn hoops, but keep landing in the soup.

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The opening sequence where the troupe assemble was filmed in Blackpool where the band were playing a summer season. See more »

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Seems Like Things Are Turning Out Fine Again
Music and lyrics by Freddie Garrity, Peter Birrell, Roy Crewdson, Bernie Dwyer, Derek Quinn (as Frederick Garrity and the Dreamers)
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Is this the worst British film of the 1960s or all time?
4 May 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film is truly awful and must be one of the worst British films that i have ever had the misfortune to watch>Further more the cast contains many familiar actors from the time who must have been really hard up to have had to accept a part in this film.It is virtually plot less and contains a number of sketches connected to the fact that Freddie and his band are scouts.The only one of any interest was that involving wrestling which was still at the height of its success.In the full running time i dd not laugh once.It is a shame when there are still so many fine British films unreleased on DVD that a company decided that this was worthy of a DVD release.I gave it one out of 10 only because i cannot give it its rightful mark which is zero.


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