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Orders Are Orders (1954)

78 min | Comedy

Movie company wants to shoot a science-fiction film using an Army barracks as location, and its soldiers as actors. Of course, the Commander doesn't like it a bit, and persuades the crew to use a nearby haunted house instead.
Writers
Ian Hay (play) | Anthony Armstrong (play) | Donald Taylor (screenplay) | Geoffrey Orme (screenplay) | Eric Sykes (additional dialogue)
Cinematographer
Arthur Grant (photographed by)
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Updated Oct 31, 1954

Release date
May 8, 1955 (United Kingdom)

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Brian Reece
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Margot Grahame
Wanda Sinclair Wanda Sinclair   See fewer
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Raymond Huntley
Colonel Bellamy Colonel Bellamy   See fewer
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Sidney James
Ed Waggermeyer Ed Waggermeyer   See fewer
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Tony Hancock
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Peter Sellers
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June Thorburn
Veronica Bellamy Veronica Bellamy   See fewer
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Peter Martyn
Lt. Broke Lt. Broke   See fewer
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Maureen Swanson
Joanne Delamere Joanne Delamere   See fewer
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Clive Morton
Lt. General Sir Cuthbert Grahame Foxe Lt. General Sir Cuthbert Grahame Foxe   See fewer
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Bill Fraser
Private Slee Private Slee   See fewer
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Edward Lexy
Capt. Ledger Capt. Ledger   See fewer
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Maureen Pryor
Miss Marigold Miss Marigold   See fewer
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Barry MacKay
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Mark Baker
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Donald Hewlett
Lincoln Green Lincoln Green   See fewer
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Reginald Hearne
Sgt. Spurway Sgt. Spurway   See fewer
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Stephen Vercoe
American Marine American Marine   See fewer
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David Green
Shortchief Shortchief   See fewer
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Harold Ayer
Sol Feinmesser Sol Feinmesser   See fewer
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Barry Steele
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Donald Pleasence
L / Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance) L / Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance)   See fewer
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Leonard Williams
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Peter Haig
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David Lodge
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Manny Michael
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Jim O'Brady
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Cecil Paul
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Charles Rayford
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Guy Standeven
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Brian Weske
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4.9 / 10 | 187 votes