The Walmington on Sea Home Guard is excited to be selected to 'act' in a army film, but when it becomes clear they'll play Nazis and how unkind the camera could be, captain Mainwaring refuses 'patriotically' to participate; Frank and Arthur are chosen as German officers. The whole 'cast' is to travel in Jones's butchery van on a hot day, only to be told their scenes are delayed. Against orders, they leave in costume for drinks in a bar, where the landlord is convinced they are enemy troops and informs the warden, who passes the panic message on to the police and the local Home Guard headquarters in church, where he finds only vicar and verger, who help him ring the bells as invasion alert... Written by
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In the final scene, Chief Warden Hodges, the Vicar and the Verger are hanging from bell ropes, but the top of the suspension harness and suspension wires are clearly visible, See more
[dressed in a German officer's uniform and speaking with a German accent
Schwein hund, you have five seconds to tell us your plans or it is - kaput!
[back to English
I like being an officer, don't you, Uncle Arthur?
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