The Mouse That Roared

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

They're Taking Over The Country In An Invasion Of Laughs!

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1959-07-17
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 46 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 23min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Highroad Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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The Duchy of Grand Fenwick decides that the only way to get out of their economic woes is to declare war on the United States, lose and accept foreign aid. They send an invasion force to New York (armed with longbows) which arrives during a nuclear drill that has cleared the streets.

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  • Peter Sellers

    as Grand Duchess Gloriana XII / Prime Minister Count Rupert Mountjoy / Tully Bascombe
  • Jean Seberg

    as Helen Kokintz
  • William Hartnell

    as Will Buckley
  • David Kossoff

    as Professor Alfred Kokintz
  • Leo McKern

    as Benter
  • MacDonald Parke

    as General Snippet
  • Austin Willis

    as United States Secretary of Defense
  • Timothy Bateson

    as Roger
  • Monte Landis

    as Cobbley
  • Alan Gifford

    as Air Raid Warden
  • Colin Gordon

    as BBC Announcer
  • Harold Kasket

    as Pedro
  • Guy Deghy

    as Soviet Ambassador (uncredited)
  • Eve Eden

    as Spectator (uncredited)
  • Bill Edwards

    as Army Captain (uncredited)
  • Mabel Etherington

    as Ada - Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
  • Muriel Greenslade

    as Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
  • Fred Haggerty

    as Fenwickian (uncredited)
  • Juba Kennerley

    as Maybury (uncredited)
  • George Margo

    as O'Hara (uncredited)
  • Lionel Murton

    as American General at the Pentagon (uncredited)
  • Bill Nagy

    as U.S. Policeman (uncredited)
  • Robert O'Neill

    as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Pat Ryan

    as American General (uncredited)
  • Stuart Saunders

    as Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Fred Stroud

    as Fenwickian (uncredited)
  • John Tatum

    as American Admiral (uncredited)
  • Mavis Villiers

    as Telephone Operator (uncredited)
  • Fred Wood

    as Bird Seller (uncredited)
Editing Raymond Poulton Editor
Costume & Make-Up Anthony Mendleson Costume Designer
Production Walter Shenson Producer
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Sound Richard Marden Sound Editor
Sound Red Law Sound
Art Geoffrey Drake Art Direction
Camera John Wilcox Director of Photography
Directing Jack Arnold Director
Writing Stanley Mann Screenplay
Writing Roger MacDougall Screenplay
Writing Leonard Wibberley Novel
Sound Edwin Astley Original Music Composer
Sound Edwin Astley Conductor
Production James H. Ware Production Manager
Production Jon Penington Associate Producer
Camera Austin Dempster Camera Operator
Art Maurice Binder Title Designer
Sound George Stephenson Sound
Costume & Make-Up Joyce James Hairdresser
Crew John Winbolt Second Unit Cinematographer
Directing Pamela Davies Continuity
Production Leon Becker Production Supervisor
Directing Philip Shipway Assistant Director
Visual Effects Gerald Endler Mechanical Designer