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Idle on Parade/Idol on Parade (1959)

Idle on Parade (also known as Idol on Parade) featured the adventures and misadventures of rock ‘n’ roll idol “Jeep” Jackson (Anthony Newley)who is drafted into the army for his National Service.

His sergeant is played by American import William Bendix (as an Irishman), while one of his fellow National Serviceman is played by comedy stooge Bernie Winters.

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Jeep Jackson
Anthony Newley
Sgt. Lush
William Bendix
Caroline
Anne Aubrey
Bertie
Lionel Jeffries
Herbie
Sidney James
Shorty
David Lodge
Rene
Dilys Laye
Commanding Officer
William Kendall
Joseph Jackson
Bernie Winters
Ron
Harry Fowler
Ernie
Sean Kelly
Cpl. Nerking
Gordon Needham

Director
John Gilling