Arthur Lowe (I) (1915–1982)

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KNOWN FOR 
Dad's Army (1968-1977) | Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) | The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
AWARDS 
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 22, 1915 (died Apr 15, 1982)
HEIGHT 
5' 4" (1.63m)

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Past Film & Video (51 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (89 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for WagnerWagner (TV Series) Meser (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for A.J. Wentworth, B.A.A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (TV Series) A.J. Wentworth, B.A. (6 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 6
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  • Primary photo for Bless Me FatherBless Me Father (TV Series) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell (21 episodes, 1978), Performer (""See, Amid The Winter's Snow"" aka Hymn For Christmas Day) (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1978–1981 21
    • A Mixed-Up Marriage (Aug 16, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
    • Porgy and Bess (Aug 9, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
    • A Legend Comes to Stay (Aug 2, 1981) Father Charles Clement Duddleswell  Less
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  • Primary photo for PotterPotter (TV Series) Redvers Potter (13 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1980 13
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  • Primary photo for Comedy TonightComedy Tonight (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The PlankThe Plank (TV Short) Smaller Workman  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Lion, the Witch & the WardrobeThe Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (TV Movie) Mr. Beaver (voice) (version: US)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Daphne LaureolaDaphne Laureola (TV Movie) Gooch  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Emu's Christmas AdventureEmu's Christmas Adventure (TV Movie) Old King Cole  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Dad's ArmyDad's Army (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring / Barry Mainwaring (80 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1977 80
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  • Primary photo for Cottage to LetCottage to Let (TV Series) Bernard Clayman (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Philby, Burgess and MacleanPhilby, Burgess and Maclean (TV Movie) Herbert Morrison  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Galton & Simpson PlayhouseThe Galton & Simpson Playhouse (TV Series) Henry Duckworth (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. MenMr. Men (TV Series) Narrator (28 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1976 28
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  • Primary photo for Bill BrandBill Brand (TV Mini-series) Watson (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Shades of GreeneShades of Greene (TV Series) Javitt (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Sir Oliver Surface (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Churchill's PeopleChurchill's People (TV Series) Epillicus, the Barber (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Mini-series) Mr. Micawber (5 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1975 5
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  • Primary photo for Microbes and MenMicrobes and Men (TV Series) Louis Pasteur (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 3
  • Primary photo for Blue PeterBlue Peter (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1974 2
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Mason / Mr. Cakebread (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1973 2
  • Primary photo for Armchair 30Armchair 30 (TV Series) Alfred Potter (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for A Christmas Night with the StarsA Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) Captain Mainwaring - Dad's Army segment / Captain George Mainwaring - Dad's Army segment / Captain George Mainwaring (4 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1972 4
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  • Primary photo for It's Murder But Is It ArtIt's Murder But Is It Art (TV Series) Mr. Phineas Drake (6 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972 6
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  • Primary photo for The Last of the BasketsThe Last of the Baskets (TV Series) Redvers Bodkin (13 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1972 13
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  • Primary photo for Doctor at LargeDoctor at Large (TV Series) Dr. Maxwell (5 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971 5
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  • Primary photo for She Follows Me AboutShe Follows Me About (TV Movie) Rev. Stanley Cuffe  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dirty WorkDirty Work (TV Movie) Clement Peck  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Reader (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for PlunderPlunder (TV Movie) Freddy Malone  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for A Cup of KindnessA Cup of Kindness (TV Movie) Fred Tutt  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Turkey TimeTurkey Time (TV Movie) Edwin Stoatt  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for A Cuckoo in the NestA Cuckoo in the Nest (TV Movie) Major Bone  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Rookery NookRookery Nook (TV Movie) Harold Twine  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Great Inimitable Mr. DickensThe Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (TV Movie) John Dickens  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for It's Tommy CooperIt's Tommy Cooper (TV Series) Dr. Jekyll (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Coward RevueThe Coward Revue (TV Movie) Captain George Mainwaring, Performer ("Could You Please Oblige Us With A Bren Gun")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Plays of TodayPlays of Today (TV Series) The Headmaster (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for World in FermentWorld in Ferment (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Rogues' GalleryRogues' Gallery (TV Series) Mr. Cakebread (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Eric (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for For Schools and Colleges: DramaFor Schools and Colleges: Drama (TV Series) Headmaster / Manager (3 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1969 3
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Colonel Harrup (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Mr. Godsall / Det. Sgt. Wimpole / Tailor / Mr. King / Mr. Podgers (5 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1968 5
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  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Benstead (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Golden AgeThe Golden Age (TV Series) Sir Robert (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Turn Out the LightsTurn Out the Lights (TV Series) Leonard Swindley (6 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 6
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  • Primary photo for Pardon the ExpressionPardon the Expression (TV Series) Leonard Swindley (37 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 37
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  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Leonard Swindley (147 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1965 147
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  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Chairman / Mr. Humphries / Dr. Fawcett (4 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1964 4
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  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Mr Pickwick / Felton / Joseph / M. Lacade (4 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1963 4
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  • Primary photo for Zero OneZero One (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for MaigretMaigret (TV Series) Monsieur Triboulet (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night PlayBBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-series) Slippy Wokingham (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Leading the BlindLeading the Blind (TV Movie) Fred Oldershaw  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Jakey Ramsden (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Three Live WiresThree Live Wires (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for No Hiding PlaceNo Hiding Place (TV Series) Simpson / Raymond Watkins (2 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 2
  • Primary photo for The PursuersThe Pursuers (TV Series) Pearson (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Sheep's ClothingSheep's Clothing (TV Series) Mudor (3 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960 3
  • Primary photo for Robert Tavener, DeceasedRobert Tavener, Deceased (TV Movie) Leonard Gribble  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Boyd Q.C.Boyd Q.C. (TV Series) Mr. Biron (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Long Way HomeThe Long Way Home (TV Series) Joubert (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Inside StoryInside Story (TV Series) Fred (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Mr. Filby (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for All AboardAll Aboard (TV Series) Sydney Barker, steward (3 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959 3
  • Primary photo for GlencannonGlencannon (TV Series) Binney (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for Leave It to TodhunterLeave It to Todhunter (TV Series) Gunsmith (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958 2
  • Primary photo for The Freedom of the PrisonerThe Freedom of the Prisoner (TV Movie) Second Commissar  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Albert Davies (2 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953–1957 2
  • Primary photo for Six Red HairsSix Red Hairs (TV Short) Uncle  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Errol Flynn TheatreThe Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for Theft RoyalTheft Royal (TV Movie) Talbot Edwards  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Adventure TheaterAdventure Theater (TV Series) 3rd Drama critic (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The Gordon HonourThe Gordon Honour (TV Series) Tim Raffety (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Sauce for the GanderSauce for the Gander (TV Movie) Mr. Bartlett  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Passage of ArmsPassage of Arms (TV Movie) Servant  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Prince and the PauperThe Prince and the Pauper (TV Series) Judge (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for The Wise CatThe Wise Cat (TV Movie) The Fishmonger / The Cup-bearer  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Vale of ShadowsThe Vale of Shadows (TV Movie) Police clerk  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Children of the New ForestThe Children of the New Forest (TV Series) Shopkeeper (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
    • Alone (Apr 19, 1955) Shopkeeper  Less
  • Primary photo for The Olive JarThe Olive Jar (TV Movie) Zi' Dima  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Three MusketeersThe Three Musketeers (TV Mini-series) Bonacieux (3 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954 3
  • Primary photo for My Uncle RolloMy Uncle Rollo (TV Movie) Heppon  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Old GradThe Old Grad (TV Movie) Vince Brady  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for An American GentlemanAn American Gentleman (TV Movie) Scots business man  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for To Live in PeaceTo Live in Peace (TV Movie) Friar Silvestro  Less 1951
Self (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Panellist (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Pebble Mill at OnePebble Mill at One (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Prismo ClubPrismo Club (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Our ShowOur Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Going for a SongGoing for a Song (TV Series) Himself - On-screen Participant (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Nobody Does It Like MartiNobody Does It Like Marti (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety PerformanceThe Royal Variety Performance (TV Special) Captain Mainwaring  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1975
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  • Primary photo for Fifty Bighearted Years: The Variety Club of Great Britain's Tribute to Arthur AskeyFifty Bighearted Years: The Variety Club of Great Britain's Tribute to Arthur Askey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Harry Secombe ShowThe Harry Secombe Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Quiz BallQuiz Ball (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Holiday Startime SpecialHoliday Startime Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Golden ShotThe Golden Shot (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Dee TimeDee Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
Archive Footage (37 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Greatest TV Moments of All TimeThe Greatest TV Moments of All Time (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for 2016: We Remember Part One2016: We Remember Part One (TV Movie) Acting Roles (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dad's Army: A Stripe for Frazer, AnimatedDad's Army: A Stripe for Frazer, Animated (Short) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for We're Doomed! The Dad's Army StoryWe're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie) Leonard Swindley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Perry and Croft: Made in BritainPerry and Croft: Made in Britain (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
    • The Wind of Change (Dec 13, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
    • Birds and Bees (Nov 29, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
    • A Touch of Class (Nov 22, 2014) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for You Have Been Watching... David CroftYou Have Been Watching... David Croft (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic CharactersThe Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic Characters (Video) Leonard Swindley (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Christmas Comedy MomentsThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Captain Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (4 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2008
    • Dad's Army (Aug 29, 2008) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Just Good Friends (Feb 23, 2007) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • It Ain't Half Hot, Mum (Jan 26, 2007) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army'Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army' (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.5 (May 17, 2008) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Passing YearsThe Passing Years (Video) Capt. George Mainwaring / Barry Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for British Film ForeverBritish Film Forever (TV Mini-series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of JackanoryThe Story of Jackanory (TV Movie) Himself - 'Jackanory' Storyteller (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Storyteller, Jackanory (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hitler: The Comedy YearsHitler: The Comedy Years (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (Video Game) Leonard Swindley (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Best of the Royal VarietyThe Best of the Royal Variety (TV Series) Captain George Mainwaring (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • The Comedians (Oct 26, 2006) Captain George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe'We Are the Boys...': Arthur Lowe (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #10.4 (Oct 5, 2005) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Greatest TV Comedy MomentsGreatest TV Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Captain Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 'We Are the Boys...': James Beck'We Are the Boys...': James Beck (Video) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for After They Were FamousAfter They Were Famous (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Z Cars (Dec 23, 2002) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ReputationsReputations (TV Series) Himself / Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Various Characters (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Arthur Lowe (Sep 21, 2002) Himself / Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Dad's Army': Missing Presumed Wiped'Dad's Army': Missing Presumed Wiped (TV Special) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Best of Morecambe & WiseThe Best of Morecambe & Wise (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable John Le MesurierThe Unforgettable John Le Mesurier (TV Short) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • 100 Greatest TV Characters (May 5, 2001) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Arthur LoweThe Unforgettable Arthur Lowe (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring / Leonard Swindley / Father Charles Duddleswell / Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Don't Panic! The Dad's Army StoryDon't Panic! The Dad's Army Story (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Arthur Lowe: A Life on the BoxArthur Lowe: A Life on the Box (TV Movie) Capt. George Mainwaring / Himself / Leonard Swindley / Redvers Potter / Father Charles Clement Duddleswell / Henry Duckworth / Jakey Ramsden / Wilkins Micawber (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Women of Coronation StreetWomen of Coronation Street (Video) Leonard Swindley (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Selection BoxSelection Box (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Dad's Army (Feb 5, 1997) Capt. George Mainwaring (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Capt. George Mainwaring (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Captain George Mainwaring (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • 1968 (1986) Captain George Mainwaring (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for To See Such FunTo See Such Fun Himself (archive footage)  Less 1977

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