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Make Mine a Million (1959)

81 min | Comedy

Sid Gibson is a soap powder salesman who decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is, he's absolutely broke. He calls upon his friend Arthur Ashton, who arranges to sneak a plug for Sid's suds into a live TV spectacular....See moreSid Gibson is a soap powder salesman who decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is, he's absolutely broke. He calls upon his friend Arthur Ashton, who arranges to sneak a plug for Sid's suds into a live TV spectacular. The public goes bananas for the product but to maintain sales Sid and Arthur must arrange for ever more outrageous plugs on TV shows. The Ascots races, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo - no show is safe. Written by Anonymous See less
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Arthur Askey (additional comedy scenes) | Peter Blackmore (screenplay) | Jack Francis (story) | Talbot Rothwell (additional comedy scenes)
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Updated Feb 24, 1959

Release date
Jan 13, 1965 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Arthur Askey
Arthur Ashton Arthur Ashton   See fewer
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Sidney James
Sid Gibson Sid Gibson   See fewer
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Dermot Walsh
Martin Russell Martin Russell   See fewer
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Olga Lindo
Mrs. Burgess Mrs. Burgess   See fewer
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Clive Morton
National TV director general National TV director general   See fewer
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George Margo
Assistant Assistant   See fewer
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Kenneth Connor
Anxious husband Anxious husband   See fewer
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Lionel Murton
Commercial TV director Commercial TV director   See fewer
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David Nettheim
Professor Professor   See fewer
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Tom Gill
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Bruce Seton
Supt. James Supt. James   See fewer
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Gillian Lynne
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The Television Toppers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Patricia Bredin
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Leonard Weir
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Tommy Trinder
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Evelyn Laye
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Dickie Henderson
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Dennis Lotis
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Anthea Askey
Herself - Cameo Herself - Cameo   See fewer
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Raymond Glendenning
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Sabrina
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Martin Benson
Chairman (uncredited) Chairman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
TV Company Executive (uncredited) TV Company Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Hurley
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Kydd
Mail Van Robber (uncredited) Mail Van Robber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Prince Monolulu
Himself, Cameo appearance (uncredited) Himself, Cameo appearance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Noble
Himself, Cameo appearance as TV Host (uncredited) Himself, Cameo appearance as TV Host (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim O'Brady
TV Crewman Reading Script (uncredited) TV Crewman Reading Script (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Richfield
Plainclothes Policeman (uncredited) Plainclothes Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Shine
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Barbara Windsor
Switchboard operator (uncredited) Switchboard operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 70 votes