Make Mine A Million. Image shows from L to R: Sid Gibson (Sid James), Arthur Ashton (Arthur Askey).

Make Mine A Million

1959 British comedy film about a TV advertising scam. Stars Arthur Askey, Sid James, Dermot Walsh, Olga Lindo, Clive Morton and others.

Make Mine A Million. Image shows from L to R: Arthur Ashton (Arthur Askey), Sid Gibson (Sid James).

Make Mine A Million

A washing powder salesman with no money for TV advertisements sets out to make his brand known in a far from orthodox manner

Genre
Film
Released
1959
Creator
Jack Francis
Starring
Arthur Askey, Sid James, Dermot Walsh, Olga Lindo, Clive Morton, Sally Barnes, George Margo, Leigh Madison and others
Writer
Peter Blackmore
Director
Lance Comfort
Producer
Jack Hylton

Following a mishap in a laundrette, Arthur is tricked by washing powder salesman Sid Gibson into broadcasting an advert on the non-commercial National Television station. He is fired from his job in the NT's make-up department, and goes into partnership with Sid's firm - Bonko washing powder - in making guerrilla advertising broadcasts on the National network by overriding their outside-broadcast transmissions.

Production Details

UK certificate
U
Duration
83 minutes
Release date
Tuesday 24th February 1959
Production companies
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
None

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