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Operation Snafu (1961)

Not Rated
89 min | Comedy, War

When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes friends with the easy going but loyal Pedlar ...See moreWhen he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes friends with the easy going but loyal Pedlar Pascoe, who happily goes along with all of his scams in an effort to avoid the front lines and make a bit on the side. However, his scams cause trouble where he goes and there are only so many places he can go before France beckons. Written by bob the moo See less
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Writers
R.F. Delderfield (novel "Stop at a Winner") (from a treatment by) | Harold Buchman (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Peter R. Hunt (as Peter Hunt)
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Updated Oct 10, 1961

Release date
Jan 27, 1965 (United States)

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Cast

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78 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Alfred Lynch
Horace Pope Horace Pope   See fewer
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Sean Connery
Pedlar Pascoe Pedlar Pascoe   See fewer
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Victor Maddern
1st Airman 1st Airman   See fewer
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Harry Locke
Huxtable Huxtable   See fewer
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Eric Barker
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Viola Keats
Sister Sister   See fewer
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Peter Sinclair
Mr. Pope Mr. Pope   See fewer
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Thomas Heathcote
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Brian Weske
Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Jack Lambert
Police Constable Police Constable   See fewer
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Cyril Smith
Ticket Collector Ticket Collector   See fewer
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Cecil Parker
Gr / Cpt Bascombe Gr / Cpt Bascombe   See fewer
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Simon Lack
Fl / Lt Baldwin Fl / Lt Baldwin   See fewer
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Graham Stark
Sgt. Ellis (as Graham Starke) Sgt. Ellis (as Graham Starke)   See fewer
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Jean Aubrey
Waaf Corporal Waaf Corporal   See fewer
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Jack Smethurst
Dai Tovey Dai Tovey   See fewer
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Eleanor Summerfield
Flora McNaughton Flora McNaughton   See fewer
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Miriam Karlin
Waaf Sergeant Waaf Sergeant   See fewer
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Priscilla Morgan
Gwynneth Tovey Gwynneth Tovey   See fewer
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Richard Hart
P.O. Trumper P.O. Trumper   See fewer
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Bill Owen
Corporal Gittens Corporal Gittens   See fewer
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Ian Whittaker
Lancing Lancing   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
Corporal Reeves Corporal Reeves   See fewer
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Monte Landis
Conductor (as Monty Landis) Conductor (as Monty Landis)   See fewer
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Wilfrid Hyde-White
Trowbridge (as Wilfrid Hyde White) Trowbridge (as Wilfrid Hyde White)   See fewer
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Alan King
T / Sgt Buzzer T / Sgt Buzzer   See fewer
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Terence Longdon
Air Gunner Air Gunner   See fewer
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Kenneth J. Warren
Dusty (as Kenneth Warren) Dusty (as Kenneth Warren)   See fewer
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Neil Hallett
1st Australian 1st Australian   See fewer
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Stanley Holloway
Mr Cooksley Mr Cooksley   See fewer
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Kathleen Harrison
Mrs. Cooksley Mrs. Cooksley   See fewer
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Beatrix Lehmann
Lady Edith Lady Edith   See fewer
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Gary Cockrell
U.S. Snowdrop U.S. Snowdrop   See fewer
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Michael Sarne
German Officer German Officer   See fewer
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Chris Adcock
Recruit / US Airman (uncredited) Recruit / US Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Barnsley
Man in Street (uncredited) Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timothy Bateson
Stretcher Bearer (uncredited) Stretcher Bearer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Brennan
Soldier at Army Meat Van (uncredited) Soldier at Army Meat Van (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Charters
Man in Butchers Shop (uncredited) Man in Butchers Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Coburn
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maxwell Craig
US Airman (uncredited) US Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Cullen
Soldier in NAAFI Canteen (uncredited) Soldier in NAAFI Canteen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Cummings
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Elton
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Fennemore
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gracie Fields
Herself (voice) (archive sound) (uncredited) Herself (voice) (archive sound) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Liz Fraser
Girl with Daisies (uncredited) Girl with Daisies (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Haggerty
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aidan Harrington
Man in Pub (uncredited) Man in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
RAF Officer (uncredited) RAF Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Henry
US Officer (uncredited) US Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Holdcroft
French Officer (uncredited) French Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Kelsey
Clerk of the Court (uncredited) Clerk of the Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Lansford
Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited) Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh Lloyd
ARP Warden (uncredited) ARP Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Madoc
Soldier at Black Rock (uncredited) Soldier at Black Rock (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Mullard
Thirsty Man Getting Off Bus (uncredited) Thirsty Man Getting Off Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lance Percival
MacTaggart (uncredited) MacTaggart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Rice
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited) Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anton Rodgers
Soldier in NAAFI Canteen (uncredited) Soldier in NAAFI Canteen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Rossi
Man in Street (uncredited) Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Ryan
Man in Street (uncredited) Man in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arnold Schulkes
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Scully
Soldier at Black Rock (uncredited) Soldier at Black Rock (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Simons
Private (uncredited) Private (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Stewart
Trinidad (uncredited) Trinidad (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Stone
Stretcher Bearer (uncredited) Stretcher Bearer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Tatum
Recruit (uncredited) Recruit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Van Engel
Airman (uncredited) Airman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Wood
R.A.F. Pillot (uncredited) R.A.F. Pillot (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 384 votes