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Mr. Drake's Duck 1951

85 mins USA Director. Val Guest

What's harder to believe: Douglas Fairbanks Jr as a would-be farmer in the middle of rural Sussex, or a radioactive duck laying pure uranium eggs? Add a blonde Hollywood starlet (Yolande Donlan, who would later marry the film's director Val Guest), the British Army, and all the world's nuclear power-crazed nations - and a modest BBC radio play is turned into a jolly, surreal film comedy. And if that's not science-fiction enough for you, look out for Jon Pertwee, later to become the third Doctor Who.

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Directed by

Val Guest

Featuring

Peter Butterworth

Wilfrid Hyde White

Jon Pertwee

A.E. Matthews

Yolande Donlan

Douglas Fairbanks Jr

Genres

Science Fiction Comedy

Tags

Ducks Uranium Eggs Farms

Collection

Animals on Film

Released

1951

Country

USA

Language

English

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