1959 Dont Panic Chaps

Don’t Panic Chaps – 1959

Original Title: Carry on Chaps

Hammer A.C.T Films
MPAA Approved Certificate No. 19389
Copyright Hammer A.C.T. Films All rights reserved
Adapted from the original radio play by Ronald George Holroyd and Michael George Corston
Western Electric Recording
A Hammerscope Production
Made at Walton Studios, Walton-on-Thames, England
RCA Sound Recording
Black & White 85 minutes

Storyline

During World War II, a pair of observation teams, German and British, are left on a remote Adriatic island, then forgotten. The two sides call a truce and live harmoniously; that is until beautiful Elsa is cast ashore and war breaks out anew.

Crew

Lighting Camerman
Production Manager
Art Director
Editor
Sound Recordist
Camera Operator
Assistant Director
Continuity
Make-up
Hairdresser
Wardrobe Mistress
Music Composed and Conducted by
Production Supervisor
Produced by
Directed by

Arthur Graham
Clifford Parkes
Scott MacGregor
Harry Aldous
Sid Wiles
Eric Besche
Douglas Hermes
Beryl Booth
Peter Armsten
Joyce James
Maude Churchill
Philip Green
Ralph Bond
Teddy Baird
George Pollock

Cast

Krisling
Finch
Brown
Elsa
Ackroyd
Bolter
Meister
Mortimer
Babbington
Schmidt
Voss

Dennis Price
George Cole
Thorley Walters
Nadja Regin
Harry Fowler
Percy Herbert
George Murcell
Nicholas Phipps
Terence Alexander
Gertan Klauber
Thomas Foulkes

Footnotes

Originally called Carry On Chaps, the title was changed following the success of the “Carry On” series.
Terence Alexander was best known for his role as Charlie Hungerford in the BBC TV drama “Bergerac”, which ran for nine series from 1981.
Harry Fowler, a prolific character actor, is known for “The Pickwick Papers” (1952), “Hue and Cry” (1947) and “Went the Day Well?” (1942). His first wife, Actress Joan Dowling, took her own life by gas poisoning.


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