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Captain S. Melly takes over as the new Commanding Officer at an experimental mixed sex air defence base. It's 1940 and England is under heavy bombardment, but the crew seem more interested ... See full summary »
Peter Rogers and Gerald Thomas personally put up 50% of the budget for the film and despite them not liking the title it was never replaced.
And the same to you!
When the female recruits parade topless, only half of them assemble. This was due to the refusal of the principal cast to take their tops off.
To avoid a UK AA certificate (thus excluding anyone under 14 years old) the film was cut by the BBFC to heavily reduce the topless nudity in the 'Trousers and nothing else' scene, and to replace Patrick Mower's line of 'I know a Fokker when I see one' to 'Bristols usually come in pairs'. The 1987 video release featured the same cut cinema print, though for the 2001 VCI DVD the cuts were fully restored. The later 2003 Special Edition release featured both versions of the film.
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