Very Important Person (1961)

G 07/29/1962 (US) WarComedy 1h 38m
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Even the GERMAN ARMY couldn't fight this...


Comedy set in World War Two, starring James Robertson-Justice and Leslie Phillips. Sir Ernest Pease (Robertson-Justice) is a self-important scientist who is sent undercover on a bombing mission to monitor the effectiveness of his latest invention, a new-fangled radar. When the plane is attacked, he parachutes to safety - only to be sent to a POW camp, where he takes on the alias of Lieutenant Farrow. There, the somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits suspect their acerbic new fellow prisoner of being a spy, and all sorts of culture clashes and misunderstandings ensue.

  1. Ken Annakin


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  1. James Robertson Justice

    James Robertson Justice

    Sir Ernest Pease KBE FRS / Lt. Farrow RN

  2. Leslie Phillips

    Leslie Phillips

    Jimmy Cooper

  3. Stanley Baxter

    'Jock' Everett / Kommondant Stamfel

  4. Eric Sykes

    Eric Sykes

    Willoughby, Sports Officer

  5. John Le Mesurier

    John Le Mesurier

    Piggott, Escape Officer

  6. Richard Wattis

    Richard Wattis

    Woodcock, Entertainments Officer

  7. Colin Gordon

    Colin Gordon


  8. Norman Bird

    Norman Bird


  9. Jeremy Lloyd

    Flt Lt. 'Bonzo' Baines DFC

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Very Important Person

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Original Language English

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