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Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937)

 -  Comedy  -  August 1950 (Austria)
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With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Will Hay ...
William Porter
Moore Marriott ...
Graham Moffatt ...
Sebastian Smith ...
Mr. Trimbletow
Agnes Lauchlan ...
Mrs. Trimbletow
Percy Walsh ...
Superintendent
Dennis Wyndham ...
Grogan
Dave O'Toole ...
The Postman
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Through the influence of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster the sleepy Irish station of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners. Written by D.Giddings <darren.giddings@newcastle.ac.uk>

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August 1950 (Austria)  »

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Gangstertrain  »

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(British Acoustic Film Full Range Recording System)

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Trivia

The engine "Gladstone" (1854) was built in 1899 for the Kent & East Sussex Railway and called "Northiam" . You can see her real number "2" on the buffer beams. See more »

Goofs

When Harbottle moves the engine off its whistle is heard, but neither he nor Porter pull the whistle cord. See more »

Quotes

William Porter: You should have come sooner!
First irate farmer: I couldn't, my wife's had quinsy...
William Porter: Like that woman in Canada?
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Soundtracks

Oh, Mr. Porter
(uncredited)
Music by George LeBrunn
Lyrics by Thomas LeBrunn
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The pleasure this film has given me
12 July 2003 | by (felixstowe suffolk england) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in 1937 when I was 10. I am now 76 and can remember almost the entire plot. I would list this amongst my top 10 films together with The Quiet Man, Dr. Strangelove, Random Harvest and a few others including The Grapes of Wrath.


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