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A Day to Remember (1953)

A group of men from a London pub are going on a darts team outing to Boulogne. Various members of the party have different reasons for going and get involved in various adventures.

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Cast

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Charley Porter
Joan Rice ...
Vera Mitchell
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Martine Berthier
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Jim Carver
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Fred Collins
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Shorty Sharpe
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Stan Harvey
Edward Chapman ...
Mr. Robinson
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Henri Dubot
Lily Kann ...
Grandmere
Brenda de Banzie ...
Mrs. Collins (as Brenda De Banzie)
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Bert Tripp
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Marvin
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Percy Goodall
Patricia Raine ...
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A group of men from a London pub are going on a darts team outing to Boulogne. Various members of the party have different reasons for going and get involved in various adventures.

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Comedy sailing to a new high!

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29 March 1955 (USA)  »

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På galej i Boulogne  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: All characters and events in this film are fictitious. Any, similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

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In the last scene of the film, the final words spoken by James Hayter are "Next year it's gonna be Brighton - and that's final." The spoken word 'Brighton' does not match what is actually said. See more »

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A fine black and white film of the 1950s
30 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

I found this a totally delightful film. I have seen it several times and still love it.

Apart from my peculiar preference for movies that do not subject the viewer to a plethora of repulsive obscenities and profanities, I found it interesting because of the array of a galaxy of British talent.

Bill Owen, Stanley Holloway, Donald Sinden, Edward Chapman, Hary Fowler, Thora Hird and Brenda DE Banzie.

With such a wealth of talent this could never fail! I note that only to me of a distant, never to be recalled, and infinitely finer England than the multi cultural hell we have to live in these days.


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