The Amorous Prawn

(1962)

Film | B&W
| Stars: Joan Greenwood, Derek Nimmo, Ian Carmichael

A hard-up general’s wife invites American paying guests to their official highland home

When Lady Fitzadam, wife of a distinguished British General, turns their official army residence into a hotel for American tourists without her husband’s knowledge, the scene is set for one of Britain’s most successful farces! Army personnel have to lead double lives as hotel staff and a regiment of misunderstandings explodes into positively hilarious consequences.

Cast

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A new picture of the talented and lovely British actress Joan Greenwood under contract to the J. Arthur Rank Organisation.
Lady Dodo Fitzadam
Derek Nimmo
Private Willie Maltravers
Ian Carmichael
Corporal Sidney Green
Liz Fraser
Suzie Tidmarsh
British actor Cecil Parker wears a suit, tie and pocket square
Gen. Sir Hamish Fitzadam
Dennis Price sports a natty moustache, cravat and white jumper, all whilst smoking a cigarette
Prawn
Robert Beatty
Larry Hoffman
Finlay Currie
Lochaye
Robert Nichols
Sam Goulansky
Bridget Armstrong
Pvt. Biddy O’Hara
Harry Locke
Albert Huggin
Roddy McMillan
Pvt. McTavish
Sandra Dorne
Busty Babs
Michael Ripper
Angus
Roberta Desti
Jeweller’s Assistant
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Main title from The Amorous Prawn (1962).  A hard-up general’s wife invites American paying guests to their official highland home.

The Amorous Prawn (1962) Opening Credits

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Main title from The Amorous Prawn (1962). A hard-up general’s wife invites American paying guests to their official highland home.

Pictures

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The Amorous Prawn DVD from Network and The British Film
Record sleeve from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
Main title from The Amorous Prawn (1962)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (5)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (4)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (6)
Pressbook for The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
Poster for The Amorous Prawn (1962) (3)
Mexican lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (3)
Lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (7)
Lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (6)
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Lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (4)
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Lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (2)
Lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Photograph from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (2)
American lobby card from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Soundtrack from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
American video cover from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
American poster for The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Poster for The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
American poster for The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
American poster for The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Australian poster for The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
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Poster for The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
Mexican lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (2)
Mexican lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (7)
Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (6)
Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (5)
Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (4)
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Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (2)
Lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
American lobby card from The Girls Take Over [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (3)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (2)
Lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
American lobby card from The Playgirl and the War Minister [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (5)
Lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (4)
Lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (3)
Lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (2)
Lobby card from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
American screenshot from The Amorous Mister Prawn [The Amorous Prawn] (1962) (1)
Photograph from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)
Video cover from The Amorous Prawn (1962) (1)

Production

The Amorous Prawn - GB (BL/Covent Garden), 1962, 89 minutes, B&W, Anthony Kimmins, Nicholas Phipps (Writers), Anthony Kimmins (Novel), Anthony Kimmins (Director)