Very Important Person

Very Important Person

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Starring Leslie Phillips as Jimmy Cooper, one of a happy-go-lucky group of Brits imprisoned in a German POW camp. When a new prisoner arrives he is suspected of being an informer by both the authorities and prisoners alike. The prisoners become much more helpful and understanding when they find out that he is in fact a key officer who must be got out at all costs.

Cast In Alphabetical Order

Colin Gordon as Briggs Eric Sykes as Willoughby, Sports Officer Godfrey Winn as Himself James Robertson Justice as Sir Ernest Pease KBE FRS / Lt. Farrow RN Jean Cadell as Lady Telling Story on TV show. Opening Scene Jeremy Lloyd as 'Bonzo' Baines John Forrest as Grassy Green John Le Mesurier as Piggott, Escape Officer Leslie Phillips as Jimmy Cooper Norman Bird as Travers, Senior British Officer Peter Myers as Shaw Richard Wattis as Woodcock, Entertainments Officer Ronald Leigh-Hunt as Clynes Ronnie Stevens as Hankley Stanley Baxter as 'Jock' Everett / Kommondant Stamfel


Directed by Ken Annakin Produced by Julian Wintle & Leslie Parkyn Written by Jack Davies & Henry Blyth Music by Reg Owen Runtime 93 minutes. Released 1961

Synopsis Taken From DVD Cover ©2004 Granada Ventures Ltd.

Film Images ©1961 The Rank Organisation Film Productions Ltd.

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