FILM : Spare a Copper
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Spare a Copper 1940 George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, Bernard Lee, John Warwick London
Director : John Paddy Carstairs   Production Company : Associated Talking Pictures (ATP)  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A brave War Reserve Police Constable becomes a hero when he thwarts a plot to destroy a newly built battleship.

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Spare a Copper - Being set on Merseyside, the film opens with an image of the Liver Building on Pier Head, Liverpool 3.
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spaco001. Being set on Merseyside, the film opens with an image of the Liver Building on Pier Head, Liverpool 3.

Spare a Copper - War reservist Policeman George Carter takes his motorcycle test for the Flying Squad.
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spaco002. War reservist Policeman George Carter takes his motorcycle test for the Flying Squad.

Spare a Copper - George Carter (George Formby) competes against Shaw for the final place on the squad.
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spaco003. George Carter (George Formby) competes against Shaw for the final place on the squad.

Spare a Copper - An ambulance drives into position after an unfortunate incident involving George and Sir Robert Dyer.
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spaco004. An ambulance drives into position after an unfortunate incident involving George and Sir Robert Dyer.

Spare a Copper - A lorry conveying propeller blades to the Britannic Shipyard is escorted by Police outrider Shaw, a plant in the pay of saboteurs.
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spaco005. A lorry conveying propeller blades to the Britannic Shipyard is escorted by Police outrider Shaw, a plant in the pay of saboteurs.

Spare a Copper - An identical lorry waits in a side road.
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spaco006. An identical lorry waits in a side road.

Spare a Copper - When signalled by Shaw's accomplices, the substitute lorry turns onto the main road and positions itself in the convoy.
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spaco007. When signalled by Shaw's accomplices, the substitute lorry turns onto the main road and positions itself in the convoy.

Spare a Copper - With Shaw trailing behind, the substitute lorry follows the unwitting Police Officers leading the convoy.
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spaco008. With Shaw trailing behind, the substitute lorry follows the unwitting Police Officers leading the convoy.

Spare a Copper - Having been captured by the saboteurs, George is taken for a ride by Shaw.
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spaco009. Having been captured by the saboteurs, George is taken for a ride by Shaw.

Spare a Copper - Tricking Shaw, George escapes over a wooden footbridge driving a miniature car as the crook fords a stream.
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spaco010. Tricking Shaw, George escapes over a wooden footbridge driving a miniature car as the crook fords a stream.

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