Don Chicago

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Don Chicago
Directed by Maclean Rogers
Produced by Louis H. Jackson
Screenplay by Austin Melford
Based onnovel by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts
Starring Jackie Hunter
Eddie Gray
Joyce Heron
Music by Percival Mackey
Cinematography Gerald Gibbs
Edited by Grace Garland
Distributed byAnglo-American Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
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  • 6 August 1945 (1945-08-06)(UK)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Don Chicago is a 1945 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Jackie Hunter, Joyce Heron and Claud Allister. [1] It is based on a novel by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts.



An aspiring but timid gangster is forced to leave the United States after crossing the wrong people, but on arriving in Britain he is treated as a dangerous criminal.

Don Chicago steals the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London whilst on a day-trip. He infiltrates the BBC to make various announcements.


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