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London, 1940. Aspiring jazz musician and future comedy legend Terence "Spike" Milligan reluctantly obeys his call-up and joins the Royal Artillery regiment at Bexhill, where he begins ... See full summary »
Spike Milligan was 21 when called up to serve in WW2; however, Jim Dale (I) was 38 when he portrayed Milligan in this film.
Hello son, how's the war going?
Spike Milligan: It's going ack-ack-ack-ping!
When Spike plays the trumpet near the end of the film, after the pillow fight, the feathers in the end of the trumpet horn do not move. If he were, in fact, blowing through the trumpet, these feathers would blows about.