Comedy legend Will Hay stars as William Potts, a hapless, clumsy schoolteacher who just happens to be an identical body double for a notorious German Nazi general. When the army are made aware of this uncanny resemblance to the German, who they are currently bolding prisoner, they decide to drop the reluctant Mr Potts behind enemy lines. His deadly missions is to find and retrieve information on secret weapon that the Germans are planning to use. But whilst impersonating the Nazi general William Potts manages to infiltrate the collage of Hitler Youth. He also manages to make a big impression on the students who are being trained as spies and are learning how to fit into British society. Luckily Mr Potts is at hand to give them lots of handy hints in honour of the war effort!
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We like a lot of the old, clumsy, slapstick British comedies, but this version of 'The Goose' had been edited, with many of the best bits missing (teaching the German lads English pronunciation & idiom), so lacked flow & many gags.