I Only Arsked!

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I Only Arsked!
I Only Arsked! (1958 film).jpg
British quad poster
Directed by Montgomery Tully
Produced by Anthony Hinds
Screenplay by Sid Colin
Jack Davies
Starring Bernard Bresslaw
Michael Medwin
Alfie Bass
Music by Benjamin Frankel
Cinematography Lionel Banes
Edited by James Needs
Alfred Cox
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • 11 November 1958 (1958-11-11) (London, UK)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

I Only Arsked! is a 1958 British comedy film directed by Montgomery Tully and starring Bernard Bresslaw, Michael Medwin and Alfie Bass.[1] It was based on the television series The Army Game and was made by Hammer Films.[2] Slapstick ensues when inept army recruits are transferred to a post in the Middle East.


Critical reception[edit]

Allmovie wrote, "The level of humor in I Only Arsked! will perhaps best be appreciated by fans of the original series";[3] while TV Guide noted "An enjoyable British slapstick comedy."[4]


  1. ^ "I only Arsked! (1959)". 
  2. ^ Williams, Owen. "15 British sitcoms that made it to the big screen". 
  3. ^ "I Only Asked! (1958) - Montgomery Tully - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". 
  4. ^ "I Only Arsked!". 

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