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Holiday Camp (1947)

Passed  -  Adventure | Comedy | Crime  -  23 April 1948 (Sweden)
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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:
Flora Robson ...
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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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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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23 April 1948 (Sweden)  »

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Cupido em Férias  »

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(British Acoustic)

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1.37 : 1
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Lovely innocent nostalgia
26 July 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Isn't Jack Warner the wise Father and the nice man we all saw in the Dixon of Dock Green series in the 1950's. I spent some very happy moments as a teenager in the 1960's at Butilns Holiday Camp in North Wales. I can tell you it was in those days a very sophisticated place for a young lad out of a northern working class family. It was a magic place and seeing this movie brought it all back. Living in your very own (shared) "chalet". Coming home at night as late as you like and all activities laid on for FREE. I thought it was heaven. I loved the pretty daughter in the film and pleased to see on the IMDb that she is still alive and had a very eventful career in films. And Flora Robson giving more than a hint of the great actress she was. The blind announcer at the camp also played in many movies including the RED SHOES a classic film of the 1940's with Moira Shearer. (He played the conductor of the orchestra.) Loved the film and will see it again. regards, frank.


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