Let George Do It! (To Hell with Hitler)

1940

Let George Do It! (To Hell with Hitler)

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Let George Do It is one of the best and most successful of the George Formby vehicles. The toothy, guitar-strumming Formby plays a dimwitted entertainer who is mistaken for a notorious Nazi spy. The misunderstanding is played to the hilt, culminating with our hero battling the forces of the Axis on the fields of Norway. The film's highlight is a bakery routine which dates back to Charlie Chaplin's 1914 epic Dough and Dynamite. Let George Do It was distinguished by the leading-lady presence of Phyllis Calvert, just on the verge of bigger things. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

George Formby
as George Hepplewhite
Phyllis Calvert
as Mary Wilson
Torin Thatcher
as U-Boat Commander
Hal Gordon
as Arbuckle
Donald Calthrop
as Strickland
Ronald Shiner
as Musician
Albert Lieven
as Radio Operator
Bill Shine
as Steward
Helena Pickard
as Oscar's Wife
Percy Walsh
as Schwartz, spy chieftain
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  • The plot is full of situations for a Formby, which are fully exploited. He is given more opportunity to play his ukulele than in his other films and he also rises to the occasion in a more than usually dramatic plot.

    Feb 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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