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Go to Blazes (1962)

| Comedy | April 1962 (UK)
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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Michael Truman

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Peter Myers (original story and adaptation), Ronald Cass (original story and adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dave King ... Bernard
Robert Morley ... Arson Eddie
Daniel Massey ... Harry
Dennis Price ... Withers
Coral Browne ... Colette
Norman Rossington ... Alfie
Maggie Smith ... Chantal
Miles Malleson ... Salesman
Wilfrid Lawson ... Scrap Dealer
David Lodge ... Sergeant
John Welsh ... Chief Fire Officer
Finlay Currie ... Judge
James Hayter ... Pipe Smoker
Derek Nimmo Derek Nimmo ... Fish Fancier
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ... Fire Chief
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Storyline

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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1962 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Diebe haben Vorfahrt See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Feature film debut of Dudley Sutton. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Arson Eddie: So many firms nowadays prefer conflagration to liquidation.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo
(uncredited)
Written by Fred Gilbert
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Delightful British comedy
22 December 2018 | by chrischapman-47545See all my reviews

A relatively little known British comedy from 1962 filmed in wide screen colour. Good cast, good credible script with a novel plot by Patrick Campbell, fascinating views of sunny London in 1962. A pleasant way to spend 90 minutes. I guess that people with an interest in fire brigades will particularly like it.


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