Dad's Army

Dad's Army (1971)

At last! Their epic story invades the Big Screen!

  • Genre: Comedy, War
  • Release Date: 1971-03-12
  • User Rating: 4.7/10 from 81 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Norcon
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Norman Cohen
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Dad's Army was a 1971 feature film based on the BBC television sitcom Dad's Army. Directed by Norman Cohen, it was filmed between series three and four and was based upon material from the early episodes of the television series. The film told the story of the Home Guard platoon's formation and their subsequent endeavours at a training exercise.

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  • Arthur Lowe

    as Capt. George Mainwaring
  • John Le Mesurier

    as Sgt. Arthur Wilson
  • Clive Dunn

    as LCpl. Jack Jones
  • John Laurie

    as Pte. James Frazer
  • James Beck

    as Pte. Joe Walker
  • Arnold Ridley

    as Pte. Charles Godfrey
  • Ian Lavender

    as Pte. Frank Pike
  • Liz Fraser

    as Mavis Pike
  • Bernard Archard

    as Maj. Gen. Fullard
  • Derek Newark

    as Regimental Sergeant-Major
  • Bill Pertwee

    as A.R.P. Warden Hodges
  • Frank Williams

    as Rev. Timothy Farthing - the Vicar
  • Edward Sinclair

    as Henry Yeatman - the Verger
  • Anthony Sagar

    as Police sergeant
  • Pat Coombs

    as Mrs. Hall
  • Roger Maxwell

    as Peppery Old Gent
  • Paul Dawkins

    as Nazi General
  • Sam Kydd

    as Nazi Orderly
  • Michael Knowles

    as Staff Captain
  • Fred Griffiths

    as Bert King
  • John Baskcomb

    as Mayor
  • George Roubicek

    as German Radio Operator
  • Scott Fredericks

    as Nazi Photographer
  • Ingo Mogendorf

    as Nazi Pilot
  • Franz Van Norde

    as Nazi Co-Pilot
  • John Henderson

    as Radio Shop Assistant
  • Harriet Rhys

    as Girl in Bank
  • Dervis Ward

    as AA Man
  • Robert Raglan

    as Insp. Hardcastle
  • John D. Collins

    as Naval Officer
  • Alan Haines

    as Marine Officer
  • Colin Bean

    as Pte. Sponge
Writing David Croft Screenplay
Writing Jimmy Perry Idea
Writing Jimmy Perry Screenplay
Directing Norman Cohen Director
Sound Ken Ritchie Sound Recordist
Art Terry Knight Art Direction