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Private's Progress
Directed by:
John Boulting

Directed by John Boulting, "Private's Progress" (also known as "Operazione fifa", "Beste Mann beim Militär, Der") is a Comedy film, released in the USA on July 23 of 1956 , starring Richard Attenborough, Ronald Adam, Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

Who is the director of "Private's Progress":

Private's Progress was directed by John Boulting, an English producer, director, and writer.

Before directing Private's Progress, John Boulting had directed Seagulls Over Sorrento, released in 1954, The Magic Box (1951), Seven Days to Noon (1950), Brighton Rock (1947). Since, he directed Lucky Jim, released in 1957, I'm All Right Jack (1959), Suspect (1960), Heavens Above! (1963).

When was "Private's Progress" released:

Private's Progress was first released in the United States on Monday, July 23, 1956. Another film released on Monday, July 23, 1956 is Dakota Incident (dir. Lewis R. Foster). This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 17, 1956 in the United Kingdom.

What is the casting of "Private's Progress":

At the casting of Private's Progress we find Richard Attenborough, previously seen in The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) and Eight O'Clock Walk (1954); Ronald Adam (Forbidden Cargo (1954), The Black Knight (1954)); Dennis Price (Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955), That Lady (1955)) [ more... ]

  • Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael, Miles Malleson, Victor Maddern, Kenneth Griffith, Brian Oulton and John Le Mesurier also worked together in I'm All Right Jack, released in 1959.
  • John Le Mesurier and Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael, Miles Malleson, Jill Adams, Kenneth Griffith, Brian Oulton, John Warren also appeared together in Brothers in Law, released in 1957.
  • Ronald Adam, Terry-Thomas, Miles Malleson, Thorley Walters, Ian Bannen, Kenneth Griffith and John Le Mesurier also worked together in Carlton-Browne of the F.O., released in 1959.
  • Kenneth Griffith and Ronald Adam, Ian Carmichael, Miles Malleson, William Hartnell, Thorley Walters also appeared together in Heavens Above!, released in 1963.
  • Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price, Peter Jones, Miles Malleson, William Hartnell and Michael Trubshawe can also be seen in The Magic Box, released in 1951.
  • Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price, Victor Maddern, Michael Trubshawe and John Le Mesurier also worked together in The Magic Christian, released in 1969.
  • Kenneth Griffith and Ronald Adam, Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Miles Malleson can all be seen in The Naked Truth, released in 1957.
  • John Le Mesurier and Dennis Price, Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael, Peter Jones can also be seen in School for Scoundrels, released in 1960.
  • Terry-Thomas, Peter Jones, Michael Trubshawe and John Le Mesurier also worked together in The Sandwich Man, released in 1966.
  • Thorley Walters, Ian Bannen, Kenneth Griffith and Brian Oulton also appeared together in A French Mistress, released in 1960.
  • Ronald Adam, Jill Adams, Victor Maddern and Brian Oulton also appeared together in Carry on, Constable, released in 1960.
  • Kenneth Griffith and Terry-Thomas, Peter Jones, Thorley Walters can be seen in Blue Murder at St. Trinian's, released in 1957.
  • Richard Attenborough, Thorley Walters, Kenneth Griffith and John Le Mesurier also worked together in The Baby and the Battleship, released in 1956.
  • Brian Oulton and Thorley Walters, Ian Bannen, Kenneth Griffith also appeared together in Suspect, released in 1960.
  • Ronald Adam, Peter Jones and Victor Maddern also worked together in Angels One Five, released in 1952.
  • John Le Mesurier and Dennis Price, Thorley Walters also appeared together in The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's, released in 1960.
  • Peter Jones, Victor Maddern and Kenneth Griffith can also be seen in High Treason, released in 1951.
  • Richard Attenborough, Kenneth Griffith and John Le Mesurier also worked together in Only Two Can Play, released in 1962.
  • John Le Mesurier and Terry-Thomas, Michael Trubshawe can all be seen in The Mouse on the Moon, released in 1963.
  • John Le Mesurier and Peter Jones, Brian Oulton can also be seen in The Bulldog Breed, released in 1960.
  • Ronald Adam, Miles Malleson and William Hartnell also worked together in And the Same to You, released in 1960.
  • Ronald Adam, Miles Malleson and Derrick De Marney also appeared together in The Lion Has Wings, released in 1939.
  • Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael and Kenneth Griffith also appeared together in Lucky Jim, released in 1957.
  • John Le Mesurier and Miles Malleson, Michael Trubshawe can be seen in Gideon's Day, released in 1958.
  • Ronald Adam, Dennis Price and Victor Maddern also worked together in The House in the Square, released in 1951.
  • Brian Oulton and William Hartnell, Victor Maddern also appeared together in That's Carry On, released in 1977.
  • Dennis Price, Miles Malleson and John Le Mesurier also worked together in Go to Blazes, released in 1962.

What is the Storyline of "Private's Progress":

The action takes place during World War II and follows the adventures of young undergraduate Stanley Windrush (Ian Carmichael), who is conscripted into the British Army. Unlike his friend Egan (Peter Jones), Windrush is a most reluctant soldier and struggles through basic training at Gravestone barracks. Failing his officer selection board, he is posted to a holding unit, under the command of Major Hitchcock. Most of the soldiers there are malingerers and drop-outs.

Windrush is finally posted to [...]

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