1958 I Only Arsked

I Only Arsked – 1958

Columbia Corporation Pictures present
A Hammer Film Production
Based on Granada’s Television Series “The Army Game”
Copyright MCMLVIII by Lawrie Productions Ltd. All rights reserved.

All characters in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to any persons living or dead is purely coincidental.

Approved MPAA Certificate No. 19140
RCA Sound recording
Produced at Bray Studios

Black & White 79 Mins

Storyline

A group of misfit soldiers are desperately trying to fiddle themselves some leave. Instead they wrangle a posting to the British Middle-East protectorate of Darawa. Their frustrations and disappointment at landing one of the harshest territories is compensated when they discover a secret passage to the King’s harem.

Crew

Director of Photography
Supervising Editor
Editor
Art Director
Production Manager
Assistant Director
Special Effects
Sound Recordist
Camera Operator
Continuity
Make-up
Hairdstylist
Wardrobe
Music Composed and Conducted by
Song “AloneTogether” by 
AlfieBass’s song by
The “Army Game” Theme by
Written by
Associate Producer
Executive Producer
Produced by
Directed by

Lionel Baines
James Needs
Alfred Cox
John Stoll
Don Weeks
John Peverall
Sid Pearson
Jock May
Len Harris
Doreen Dearnaley
Phil Leakey
Henry Montsash
Molly Arbuthnot
Benjamin Frankel
Walter Ridley and Sid Colin
Himself
Pat Napper
Sid Colin and Jack Davies
Anthony Nelson-Keys
Michael Carreras
Anthony Hinds
Montgomery Tully

Cast

Popeye
Corporal Singer
Excused Boots
Major Upshot-Bagely
Professor
Cupcake
Sergeant Chambers
Fred
Sir Redvers
Mahmoud
Azim
Salaman
Ferrers
Olding
General Bender
Colonel Danvers
Tuffnell

Bernard Bresslaw
Michael Edwin
Alfie Bass
Geoffrey Sumner
Charles Hawtrey
Norman Rossington
David Lodge
Michael Bentine
Arthur Howard
Francis Matthews
Michael Ripper
Wolfe Morris
Ewen McDuff
John McClaren
Basil Dignam
Martin Boddey
Max Brimmell

Footnotes

Montgomery Tulles also directed Hammer’s “36 Hours” (1954) and “Five Days” (1954).
Francis Matthews later appeared in “Revenge of Frankenstein” (1958) and “Dracula, Prince of Darkness” (1966). He also provided the voice for Captain Scarlet in Gerry Andersons TV series “Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons” (1967).


Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection