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Gasbags is a 1941 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel and starring The Crazy Gang. The film was a morale-booster in the early part of the war.

Directed by Walter Forde
Marcel Varnel
Produced by Edward Black
Written by Marriott Edgar (writer)
Val Guest (writer)
Starring See below
Cinematography Arthur Crabtree
Edited by R.E. Dearing
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release date
1 February 1941
Running time
77 minutes
Country UK
Language English


Plot summaryEdit

The film brims with British comedy talent of the period. The Crazy Gang’s mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally tied to a barrage balloon and the gang is carried to Nazi Germany. They are captured but break out of prison, impersonate Adolf Hitler and return to England in a stolen secret weapon.



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