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American newlyweds Don (Fairbanks Jr.) and Penny (Donlan) Drake settle down on the English farm that Don has inherited. At a auction, Penny mistakenly buys five dozen ducks, one of which turns out to lay radioactive eggs. Soon the British Army has quarantined the farm and then other branches of the military turn up--all claiming the duck and turning the Drakes' life into chaos. Rather dated, but still amusing, satire on nuclear arms and the military. Based on a play by Ian Messiter.

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Available on Running time 80 minutes. Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Military: Foreign, Great Britain, Adapted from a Play, Newlyweds
Screenplay
Val Guest
Cast
Douglas Fairbanks, Yolande Donlan, Reginald Beckwith, Howard Marion-Crawford, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jon Pertwee, John Boxer, A.E. Matthews
Cinematography
Jack Cox, Harry Gillam
Director
Val Guest
Music
Bruce Campbell
Producer
Daniel M. Angel, Eros Films, United Artists

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