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Down Among the Z Men (1952)

Not Rated | | Comedy | October 1952 (UK)
The cast of the popular radio program "The Goon Show" perform some of their favourite routines.

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Harry Jones (as The Goons)
Michael Bentine ...
Prof. Osrick Purehart (as The Goons)
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Pte. Eccles (as The Goons)
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Colonel Bloodnok (as The Goons)
Carole Carr ...
Carole Gayley (as The Goons)
The Television Toppers ...
Dancers (as Leslie Roberts Twelve Toppers)
Clifford Stanton ...
Stanton
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Sergeant Bullshine
Andrew Timothy ...
Captain Evans
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Spider
Russ Allen ...
Elizabeth Kearns ...
Girl in Shop
Miriam Karlin ...
Woman in Shop
Sidney Vivian ...
Landlord
Howell Evans
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Professor Pure Heart absentmindedly loses the top secret formula in Harry Jones' Grocery Shop. "Bats of the Yard", as Harry calls himself, finds it and proudly attempts to return it to the Professor. Written by ICMagent

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Stand Easy  »

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Trivia

It is unclear why Peter Sellers character is credited as Colonel Bloodnok, when he was always a Major in "The Goons" radio show. See more »

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Opening credits; E.J. Fancey Productions have the misfortune to inflict. See more »

Connections

Featured in Climb Up the Wall (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

If This Is Love
(uncredited)
Music by Jack Jordan
Lyrics by James Douglas (i.e. Jimmy Grafton)
Performed by Carole Carr
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A waste of good talent
14 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

I once had the pleasure of meeting Michael Bentine and we discussed this film. Michael told me that the director would only allow one take of each scene unless an absolute disaster occurred. There is one scene near the end that is quite funny. Two or three other members of the cast disguise themselves as Michael Bentine and many confusions occur, probably inspired by the mirror scene in the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup.


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