1959 BBFC Cert. “U”

Don’t Panic Chaps

Original Title: Carry on Chaps

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.

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Production Details

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

Filming Began: 1st June 1959
UK Release: 21st December 1959

Walton Studios, Walton on Thames, Surrey

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Cast & Crew

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Don't Panic Chaps 1959

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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 at the age of 26.

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