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Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow (1952)

93 min | Comedy

Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting ...See morePotts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting for him, including the Russians. The Russkies find him and offer him a job in the Kremlin doing research (on plumbing he believes), he accepts, arrives in Russia and falls in love with Tania, a secret agent. And discovers the true nature of the plans he is carrying. Written by Les Adams See less
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Jack Davies (original story) (screenplay) | Michael Pertwee (original story) (screenplay)
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Updated Nov 19, 1952

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Sep 3, 1953 (United States)

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Nadia Gray
Tania Tania   See fewer
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Sir Hubert Wells Sir Hubert Wells   See fewer
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Ronald Adam
Barworth Controller Barworth Controller   See fewer
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Edwin Styles
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Michael Medwin
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Frederick Leister
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Irene Handl
Mrs. Tidmarsh Mrs. Tidmarsh   See fewer
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David Hurst
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Terence Alexander
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Richard Marner
Russian Sentry Russian Sentry   See fewer
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Martin Boddey
Russian Security Officer Russian Security Officer   See fewer
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Gerard Heinz
Russian Director of Plant Russian Director of Plant   See fewer
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Fred Berger
Russian Doctor Russian Doctor   See fewer
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Victor Maddern
British N.C.O. British N.C.O.   See fewer
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Russian Agent (uncredited) Russian Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josef Stalin (uncredited) Josef Stalin (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 89 votes