|Directed by||Jay Lewis|
|Produced by||Ronald Kinnoch|
|Written by||Jack Trevor Story
Norman Collins (story)
|Music by||Ron Goodwin|
|Edited by||Ernest Walter|
|Distributed by||Metro Goldwyn Mayer|
|Release dates||September 1961|
|Running time||91 minutes|
Two wounded officers, one English and one French are deemed unfit and surplus to requirements. They leave their hospital and together with an explosives expert suffering from mental illness and a Colonel thought too old to serve in the Army make their way to France to destroy a long range German artillery piece.
The plot has similarities to the exploits of Commando Sgt Peter King and Pte Leslie Cuthbertson.
- Bill Travers as Freddie Oppenheimer
- Spike Milligan as Godfrey Pringle
- Grégoire Aslan as Debrie
- John Le Mesurier as Colonel
- Thorley Walters as Cummings
- Maurice Denham as Dr. Barker
- Thelma Ruby as Matron
- Millicent Martin as Kay
- Cyril Luckham as Col. Harbottle
- William Mervyn as Naval Officer
According to MGM records, the film made a loss of $119,000.
- Weiler, A. H. New York Times film review 11 December 1961
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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