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Green Grow the Rushes (1951)

A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England. When their ship is seized it looks like they are in trouble until the ... See full summary »

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Capt. Cedric Biddle
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Meg Cuffley
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Robert 'Bob' Hammond
Frederick Leister ...
Col. Gill
John Salew ...
Herbert Finch
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Roderick Fisherwick
Geoffrey Keen ...
Spencer Prudhoe
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Hubert Hewitt
Eliot Makeham ...
James Urquhart
Jack McNaughton ...
Bailiff Sgt. Edgar Rigby
Vida Hope ...
Polly Bainbridge
Russell Waters ...
Joseph Bainbridge (farmer)
Archie Duncan ...
Constable Pettigrew
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Tom Cuffley
Gilbert Davis ...
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A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England. When their ship is seized it looks like they are in trouble until the Customs Officers try & find out where the brandy went. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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6 November 1951 (UK)  »

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Brandy Ashore  »

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Sub Ealing farce falls flat on its face
6 December 2011 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film was the first venture of ACT Films,a company set up by the technicians union to provide more employment for its members.they were aided with government money through the NFFC.They did have problems getting this and their other films distributed with the result that the venture was a short lived affair.If the other films were of a similar quality to this then it is little surprise.It is a clear copy of Whiskey galore and Passport To Pimlico only without the originality and humour of the original.Instead of humour slapstick takes its place often with woeful results.the climax is just plain awful.What makes it worse is that the cast is good.Roger Livesey on his way down to character parts and a very young Honor Blackman and Richard Burton.Shame this talent is wasted on this dismal farce.


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