On The Beat

On The Beat

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Norman Pitkin's life-long ambition is to be a policeman. Unfortunately his height, or lack of it, means he has to settle for being a police car washer. However, fate smiles kindly on him when the police realise that the only way to solve a spate of jewel thefts is to make use of Norman's uncanny resemblance to the chief suspect. Crime and hilarious chaos go hand in hand as Norman proves that when it comes to raising laughs, he takes no prisoners!

Cast In Alphabetical Order
Alfred Burke as Trigger O'Flynn Campbell Singer as Bollington David Lodge as Insp. Hobson Dilys Laye as American Lady Eleanor Summerfield as Sgt. Lucilla Wilkins Eric Barker as Police Doctor Esma Cannon as Mrs. Timms George Pastell as Manzini Jack Watson as Police Sergeant Jean Aubrey as Lady Hinchingford Jennifer Jayne as Rosanna Guardia Lionel Murton as Man in Underground Train Mario Fabrizi as Newspaper Seller Marjie Lawrence as Crying Lady Maurice Kaufmann as Vince Monte Landis as Mr. Bassett Norman Wisdom as Norman Pitkin / Giulio Napolitani Peggy Ann Clifford as Guilio's Mother Raymond Huntley as Sir Ronald Ackroyd Robert Rietty as Italian Lawyer Ronnie Stevens as Oberon Terence Alexander as Chief Supt. Bert Belcher
Produced by Hugh Stewart & Earl St. John Directed by Robert Asher Screenplay by Jack Davies, Norman Wisdom & Eddie Leslie Released 1962 Runtime 101 minutes.

Synopsis Taken From DVD Cover ©2001 Cinema Club

Film Images ©1962 The Rank Organisation Film Productions Ltd.

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