Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies

Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies

Director: Ken Annakin Cast: Bourvil, Lando Buzzanca, Peter Cook

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This slapstick comedy concerns the annual auto race in Monte Carlo and boasts an international cast of all-star thespians. Sir Cuthbert Ware-Armitage (Terry-Thomas) is the scheming villain and auto tycoon who will stop at nothing to win the car race. When Chester (Tony Curtis) wins half of the car company in a card game with the villain, a winner-take-all, race is proposed. Bourvil, Dudley Moore and Jack Hawkins also appear in this lighthearted comedy. Jimmy Durante sings the title tune of this pic that features several exciting stunt-driving scenes that ensue between the beginning and end of the international racing competition. The film is an obvious take off of Those Magnificent Men And Their Flying Machines but fails to live up to the quality of it's predecessor.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/25/2017
UPC: 0738329212285
Original Release: 1969
Rating: G
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 20,122

Special Features

Audio commentary by film historians David Del Valle and Jesse Merlin; Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bourvil Monsieur Dupont
Lando Buzzanca Marcello
Peter Cook Maj. Digby Dawlish
Walter Chiari Angelo
Tony Curtis Chester Schofield
Dudley Moore Lt. Kit Barrington
Marie Dubois Pascale
Susan Hampshire Betty
Jack Hawkins Count Levinovitch
Peer Schmidt Otto
Eric Sykes Perkins
Terry-Thomas Sir Cuthbert Ware-Armitage
Mireille Darc Marie-Claude
Jacques Duby Motorcycle Gendarme
Gert Fröbe Willi Schickel,Horst Muller
Frank Henson Actor
Hattie Jacques Lady Journalist
Nicoletta Machiavelli Dominique
Derren Nesbitt Waleska
Nicholas Phipps Golfer
Dinny Powell Actor
William Rushton John O'Groats Official
Roy Scammell Actor
Michael Trubshawe German Rally Official
Richard Wattis Golf Club Secretary
Walter Williams German Customs Official
Joe Wadham Actor
Ron Goodwin Conductor

Technical Credits
Ken Annakin Director,Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Jack Davies Original Story,Screenwriter
Marc Frederix Art Director
John Furness Costumes/Costume Designer
Amato Garbini Makeup
Ron Goodwin Score Composer,Songwriter
Ted Haworth Production Designer
Boris Juraga Art Director
Richard Parker Special Effects
Gabor Pogany Cinematographer
Orietta Nasalli Rocca Costumes/Costume Designer
Dario Simoni Set Decoration/Design
Peter Taylor Editor
Elven Webb Art Director
Walter Wottitz Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies
1. Chapter 1 [15:14]
2. Chapter 2 [13:40]
3. Chapter 3 [13:33]
4. Chapter 4 [15:15]
5. Chapter 5 [21:47]
6. Chapter 6 [20:49]
7. Chapter 7 [12:51]
8. Chapter 8 [11:24]

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Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Claudia79 More than 1 year ago
We bought this because we like the The "Flying Machines" version of this series but this movie was awful. We did not find it to be funny but it limped along pathetically until it ended... do not waste your time nor money!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago