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Our Miss Fred

UK, English, 96 mins

  • Director: Bob Kellett
  • Writer: Hugh Leonard
  • Producer: Josephine Douglas

CGiii Comment

In better directorial hands...this could have been something more than it is...

A decent budget, stalwart comedy actors  of the time and a script that is just the right side of risque.

Danny La Rue exudes charm throughout...delivering endless doubles entendres.

It's good old-fashioned fun marred by an incompetent and unimaginative director.


The(ir) Blurb...

Shakespearian actor Fred Wimbush's drafted during WWII. While entertaining the troops with his drag act one day, the Germans capture them. Thinking he's a girl, they let him go. He mustn't break his character until he reaches safety.

Cast & Characters

Danny La Rue as Fred Wimbush;
Alfred Marks as General Brincker;
Lance Percival as Smallpiece;
Lally Bowers as Miss Flodden;
Frances de la Tour as Miss Lockhart;
Walter Gotell as Schmidt;
Sophie Batchelor as Emma;
Noel Coleman as Intelligence Chief;
Arnold Diamond as German C.O.;
David Ellen as Bobby;
Vanessa Furse as Prunella;
Barrie Gosney as Bertie;
Kristin Hatfield as Hilary;
Andre Maranne as French Reistance Fighter;
Toni Palmer as Fashion Show Organiser

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