Spare a Copper (1940)

George (George Formby) is an inept reserve policeman working in wartime Liverpool, who is chosen by a gang of Nazi saboteurs as the stooge for their planned destruction of the British battleship HMS Hercules. Framed by the villains and forced to go on the run, George sets out to clear his name with the aid of new girlfriend, Jane (Dorothy Hyson).

Directing:
  • John Paddy Carstairs

Writing:
  • Basil Dearden
  • Austin Melford
  • Roger MacDougall

Stars:
Release Date: 1940-12-02
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 77
George Formby
George Formby
George Carter
Dorothy Hyson
Dorothy Hyson
Jane Gray
Bernard Lee
Bernard Lee
Jake
George Merritt
George Merrit...
Brewster
Bryan Herbert
Bryan Herbert
Williams
Warburton Gamble
Warburton Gam...
Sir Robert
John Turnbull
John Turnbull
Inspector Richards
Eliot Makeham
Eliot Makeham
Fuller
Charles Carson
Charles Carso...
Admiral
Aubrey Mallalieu
Aubrey Mallal...
Manager Of Music Store
Cyril Chamberlain
Cyril Chamber...
Policeman
Beryl Reid
Beryl Reid
Minor role
Bill Shine
Bill Shine
Minor Role
Ronald Shiner
Ronald Shiner
Piano Mover
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