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How I Won The Lottery is a 1966 film which features Ron Nasty as Private Tripweed, a private in the Army who wins the lottery moments before landing on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. The film ends with Nasty's character being harassed by dinosaurs, who then proceed to steal his ticket and buy themselves a Ford Fiesta with the prize money. The film has been acknowledged by many for its historical accuracy.

Cast[]

  • Ron Nasty as Private Tripweed
  • David Battley as Private Hairick

Legacy[]

Despite the film being set in Normandy, some parts were filmed in Almería, Spain. Nasty began writing "W.C. Fields Forever" there. 

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