Up to His Neck

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Up to His Neck
"Up to His Neck" (1954).jpg
Original British quad poster
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Produced by Hugh Stewart
Written by John Paddy Carstairs
Patrick Kirwan
Ted Willis
Based on a story by Peter Rogers
Starring Ronald Shiner
Laya Raki
Music by Benjamin Frankel
Cinematography Ernest Steward
Edited by Alfred Roome
Group Film Productions Limited
Distributed by General Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
1 August 1954 (UK)
Running time
91 minutes[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Up to His Neck is a 1954 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ronald Shiner as Jack Carter, Hattie Jacques as Rakiki and Anthony Newley as Tommy.[2][3]


Sailor Jack Carter (Ronald Shiner) has been marooned for ten years on a South Sea island, and treated as a King by natives. He is eventually rescued by the Royal Navy, who then use him to train up commandos to recover a stolen submarine, and to foil an oriental criminal plot.



  1. ^ http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/his-neck-1954
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047637/
  3. ^ http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b6b990c0a

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