After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.
The scenes showing a cinema playing A Raisin in the Sun were shot outside the Gaumont in Watford - June 1961.
So many firms nowadays prefer conflagration to liquidation.
During the first car chase when the getaway car is stopped by traffic, the back projection continues as if the car were moving.
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