Spare a Copper 81 years old

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).

Credits

Spare a Copper Cast

Name Character
Beryl Reid She was 21, 77 years old when she died as Minor role
John Warwick He was 35, 67 years old when he died as Shaw
Bill Shine He was 22, 34 years old when he died as Minor Role
Cyril Chamberlain He was 31, 65 years old when he died as Policeman
James Woodburn He was 70, 33 years old when he died as Macdermott
Bernard Lee He was 32, 73 years old when he died as Jake
Aubrey Mallalieu He was 67, 74 years old when he died as Manager Of Music Store
Dorothy Hyson She was 25, 81 years old when she died as Jane Gray
Johnnie Schofield He was 41, 56 years old when he died as Policeman
Eliot Makeham He was 57, 73 years old when he died as Fuller
Ellen Pollock She was 38, 94 years old when she died as Lady Hardstaff
John Turnbull He was 60, 75 years old when he died as Inspector Richards
Edward Lexy He was 43, 72 years old when he died as Night Watchman
George Formby He was 36, 56 years old when he died as George Carter
George Merritt He was 49, 86 years old when he died as Brewster
Jack Melford He was 41, 73 years old when he died as Dame
Charles Carson He was 16, 20 years old when he died as Admiral
Ronald Shiner He was 37, 63 years old when he died as Piano Mover
Warburton Gamble He was 57, 62 years old when he died as Sir Robert
Grace Arnold She was 41, 80 years old when she died as Music Shop Customer

Spare a Copper Crew

Name Department
Basil Dearden as Writer. He was 29 (60) years old when He died Writing
John Paddy Carstairs as Director. He was 30 (60) years old when He died Directing
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Spare a Copper (81 years)

  • Release day: Monday, December 02, 1940
  • Runtime: 77 minutes