Biggles: Adventures in Time
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Biggles: Adventures in Time

Year:
Duration:
France:92 min | Sweden:85 min | UK:108 min | Spain:88 min (DVD edition)
Genres:
Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi | War
IMDB rate:
5.8
Director:
John Hough
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1988-01-29
Filming Locations: Beckton Gasworks, Beckton, London, England, UK
Earnings
Gross: $112,132 (USA) Related Links
Cast
Actor
Character
Neil Dickson
James 'Biggles' Bigglesworth
Alex Hyde-White
Jim Ferguson
Fiona Hutchison
Debbie
Peter Cushing
Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
Marcus Gilbert
Eric Von Stalhein
William Hootkins
Chuck
Alan Polonsky
Bill
Michael Siberry
Algy
James Saxon
Bertie
Daniel Flynn
Ginger
Roy Boyd
German N.C.O
Samantha Bradshaw
Hotel Girl
Andrea Browne
Lady Buyer
David Butler
British Officer
David Cann
Sapper Officer
Fanny Carby
Cleaning Lady
Forbes Collins
German Soldier
Patricia Ford
Telephone Operator
Jennifer Guy
Hotel Girl
Ian Hanham
German Officer
Terence Mountain
Doorman (as Terry Mountain)
Catherine Neilson
Young Nun
Herman Nicholas
German Officer
Alibe Parsons
Maxine Fine
Steffanie Pitt
Judy
Christopher Robbie
Hotel Clerk
Lea Rochelle
Policewoman
Pam St. Clement
Mother Superior
Frank Singuineau
Tribesman
Jonathan Steward
Minister
Julie Sullivan
Nun
Sean Barry-Weske
German N.C.O. (uncredited)
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Trivia
Dudley Moore was once touted to play Biggles in this movie.
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A late 1930's Boeing Stearman and a modified late 1940s Belgian Stampe SV-4 were used to stand in for the WW1 aircraft flown and craft from the Shuttleworth collection added authenticity to the ground sequences.
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Features Peter Cushing's last screen performance, filmed January 21-March 1985 (copyright 1985).
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Goofs
Colonel Raymond's quarters have a blazing fire, despite the fact that there are no chimneys in Tower Bridge.
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At many points during the film the heroes use machine guns, it looks as though every one is a Sten gun type, which weren't in use until the late 1930's.
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When Jim Ferguson first visits Colonel Raymond at Tower Bridge, Raymond hands Ferguson an antiquated 'Celebrity Dinners' card. When Raymond passes Jim the card, it is in a plastic sleeve, then the camera shows the card in detail without the sleeve, and then it returns when Jim hands it back.
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Quotes
Debbie: [Debbie and Jim have traveled back in time to 1917] Jim, this is all a big put on, isn't it? Like Fantasy Island, right?
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Jim Ferguson: You can't fly this. You don't know how.
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Biggles: Quick! Untie us before they realise you're not a God, you're just an American.
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Photos from cast
Francesca Gonshaw