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Holiday Camp (1947)

The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in crooked card players, a murderer on the run, and a pregnant young girl and her boyfriend missing from home.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack Warner ...
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Emrys Jones ...
Michael Halliday
Kathleen Harrison ...
Yvonne Owen ...
Angela Kirby
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Camp Announcer
Jimmy Hanley ...
Peter Hammond ...
Harry Huggett
Esma Cannon ...
Elsie Dawson
John Blythe ...
Steve
Jeannette Tregarthen ...
Valerie Thompson
Beatrice Varley ...
Valerie's Aunt
Dennis Harkin ...
Charlie
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Storyline

Mr. and Mrs. Average British Family...if the average British family consists of a husband, wife, widowed daughter and an adventurous son...go to a holiday camp, and encounter many people who are there for various and sundry reasons; a young, unmarried couple who are about to become parents sans wedlock; a sadist eluding Scorland Yard and looking for more sadist activities; a husband-seeking spinster; two would-be gamblers looking just to make expenses; and a middle-aged matron on her first holiday after years of taking care of her invalid mother. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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15 September 1947 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Cupido em Férias  »

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(British Acoustic)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The first film to feature the Huggett family. They proved so popular with post-wartime audiences that three more films featuring them followed. See more »

Goofs

At the dinner when the card sharps talk the Huggetts' son into coming back to their chalet for a game of cards, they ask him if he knows how to play poker, yet when he turns up later they immediately stay playing pontoon. See more »

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Followed by Here Come the Huggetts (1948) See more »

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Like is post war Britain
18 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I had a copy of his film in the early 90's and still watch it now. Liking nostalgia, this film gives a good insight to British life just after the 2nd world war. Primitive it may look as to how the English enjoyed themselves on holiday, but charming in its naivety. Kathleen Harrison plays her part as only she could, dizzy, funny, as well as showing us how Strong her part is in keeping the Hugget family together in chaos along with her hubby Jack Warner, a strong father figure who wanting to teach his children a lesson in the ways of life, shows his softer side in coming to their aid.

With my love and interest in old English films, I do look at who make such films as well as who stars in them. Muriel and Sidney Box name appear in many films made in England in the 40s/50s. Holiday Camp Being a Huggets film. I am on the look out for the other Huggets films. Just hope someone releases them on DVD


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