Calling All Cars (1954 film)

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Calling All Cars
Directed by Maclean Rogers
Written byCharles Robinson
Produced by E. J. Fancey
Starring Cardew Robinson
John Fitzgerald
Adrienne Scott
Release date
Country United Kingdom

Calling All Cars is a 1954 short film directed by Maclean Rogers, starring Cardew Robinson and John Fitzgerald. The film also features Spike Milligan voicing the thoughts of "Freddie", an old taxicab featured in the film. Something of a curiosity, the film is a strange mixture of semi-documentary about the port of Dover and a comedy about two young men (Robinson and Fitzgerald) who decide to chat up two girls and follow them to Dover in an old cab. The former 'Fantail' restaurant building, where the two principal actresses stop for tea, en route to Dover, still stands in Locksbottom, Kent.


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