What a Crazy World

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What a Crazy World
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Directed byMichael Carreras
Written byAlan Klein
Edited byMax Benedict
Capricorn [Michael Carreras Productions]
Distributed byWarner-Pathé Distributors
Release date
Running time
88 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom

What a Crazy World is a 1963 film directed by Michael Carreras from a script by Carreras and Alan Klein, from the latter's stage play.[2] It is a pop musical featuring a number of late 1950s and early 1960s musical performers, including an appearance by Freddie and the Dreamers.


An unemployed working class lad, Alf Hitchens, has an on-off relationship with his girlfriend Marilyn, whilst trying to sell a song he has written. Michael Ripper appears in several cameo roles bemoaning the "bleeding kids" he encounters.


On Network Video July 2014 with the original theatrical trailer.


  1. ^ Bruce G. Hallenbeck, British Cult Cinema: Hammer Fantasy and Sci-Fi, Hemlock Books 2011 p145
  2. ^ John Walker (ed) Halliwell's Film and Video Guide 2000, London; Harper Collins, 1999, p.900

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