| Comedy, War
A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France where his physical resemblance to the local German commandant triggers a hilarious chain reaction.
Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons living or dead is purely coincidental.
Sorry, only I used to know a girl once, just like you. Well, I didn't exactly know her. I couldn't really, she being what she was and me being what I am.
The action takes place after D Day when all allied aircraft had alternate black and white stripes round the wings and fuselage. The Dakota used for the parachute drop had no such stripes.
Opening credits prologue: The Second World War saw many remarkable adventures on sea, on land and in the air. Strangest of all perhaps, was the story of Norman Pitkin, indomitable fighter, rugged individualist and faithful employee of the St. Godric's Borough Council.
English, German, French