Plot & Details
This romp through the comedic world of spy-chase stories starts with Dick Lanchester (David Tomlinson), a less-than-brilliant British diplomat, taking an atomic scientist to a NATO meeting. A simple escort service turns into disaster when the so-called scientist steals major secrets and escapes with the sensitive material on a roll of film -- but not for long. The precious negatives are gobbled up by a racehorse, and the chase begins. The scientist and his fellow spies are after the racehorse, the British security network is after the spies, and meanwhile, there is the matter of how to retrieve the film...
- Genre(s): Action,Comedy,Crime and Mystery,Drama,Thriller
- Run Time: 80min.
- Distributor(s): Pathé Films, Warner Brothers, Path? Films
- Director(s): Alan Bromly
- Starring: David Tomlinson , Cecil Parker , Richard Wattis , Mary Peach , Dora Bryan
- Keywords: chase, diplomat, escort, film, racehorse, scientist, spy, top-secret