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The Mouse That Roared (1959) was a Comedy - War Film directed by Jack Arnold and produced by Walter Shenson and Jon Penington.

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The Mouse That Roared (1959)

By Beatrice on Nov 9, 2016 From Flickers in Time

The Mouse That Roared Directed by Jack Arnold Written by Roger MacDougall and Stanley Mann from a novel by Leonard Wibberly 1959/UK Columbia Pictures Corporation/Highroad Productions First viewing/Netflix rental Monty Python came from a rich tradition, including this Cold War satire which also fe... Read full article


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Helen Kokintz: You can turn around right now and kiss me if you want to.
Tulley Bascombe: Really?
Helen Kokintz: Really.


General Snippet: I warn you, madam - I know the entire Geneva Convention by heart!
Grand Duchess Gloriana: Oh, how nice! You must recite it for me some evening; I play the harpsichord.


Grand Duchess Gloriana: Do give my love to your president, will you? And Mrs. Coolidge too.


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The AFI online Catalog reports the showing of this film, "The Mouse That Roared (1959)," to diplomats in Geneva, Switzerland on 23 May 1959. There was no mention of the circumstances of the showing.
The Marseilles and New York harbor sequences were filmed in Southampton, UK. The presence of the Queen Elizabeth ocean liner there was a lucky coincidence.
The New York invasion sequence was filmed in Manhattan on a Sunday morning, accounting for the city's empty streets.
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