The Night We Dropped A Clanger. Image shows from L to R: Lulu (Liz Fraser), Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop (Brian Rix). Copyright: Four Star Films
The Night We Dropped A Clanger

The Night We Dropped A Clanger

  • 1959 film

A Royal Air Force officer plans to fool the Nazis as to his whereabouts by using a double, but the double is accidentally sent on the officer's mission. Stars Brian Rix, Cecil Parker, Leo Franklyn, Liz Fraser, Hattie Jacques and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Brian Rix Wing Cmdr. Blenkinsop
Brian Rix Aircraftsman Arthur Atwood
Cecil Parker A. V. M. Sir Bertram Bukpasser
Leo Franklyn Belling
Liz Fraser Lulu
Hattie Jacques Ada
Vera Pearce Madame Grilby
John Welsh Squadron Leader Grant
Irene Handl Mrs. Billingsgate
Toby Perkins Flight Lieutenant Spendal
Julia Mendez (as Julie Mendez) Dancer
Oliver Johnston Air Commodore Turner
Patrick Cargill Fritz
Denis Shaw Hammerstein
Larry Noble Farmer
William Hartnell W/O Bright
Leslie Phillips Squadron Leader Thomas
Charles Cameron General Gimble
Julian D'Albie Air Marshal Carruthers
Arthur Brough Admiral Bewdly
Ray Cooney Corporal
Merylin Roberts 1st W.A.A.F.
Sheila Mercier 2nd W.A.A.F.
Christine Russell 3rd W.A.A.F.
John Langham Ricky
Rowland Bartrop Smythe
Paul Bogdan German General
Victor Beaumont Factory Commandant
Sarah Branch W.A.A.F. Hawkins
John Chapman Wing Commander
Gilbert Harrison Corporal
Stanley Coghan 1st Pilot
Edward Ogden 1st Navigator
Peter Burton 2nd Pilot
David Conville 2nd Navigator
Keith Banks Corporal Parker
Arnold Bell Wing Commander Jones
David Williams Wing Commander Priestly
Andrew Sachs A. C. 2. Briggs
David Stoll Butler
Robert Bruce M.O. North Africa
Geoffrey Denys Monty's Double
Hubert Cross 1st Sergeant
Anthony Broughton Officer
Peter Mercier Pierre Martin
Peter Allenby Albert
Natalie Kent Woman Cleaner
Garth Adams 1st M.P.
Antony Baird (as Anthony Baird) 2nd M.P.
Peter Taylor 1st German Sentry
William Abney 2nd German Sentry
Arthur Lovegrove Sergeant
Writing team
John Chapman Writer
Production team
Darcy Conyers Director
David Henley Producer
Brian Rix Associate Producer
Sid Stone Editor
Duncan Sutherland Production Designer
Edwin Braden Composer

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