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The Rainbow Jacket (1954)

 -  Drama  -  May 1954 (UK)
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A champion jockey is banned from racing so spends his time helping a young lad to become the next champion.

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Herbert C. Walton ...
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A champion jockey is banned from racing so spends his time helping a young lad to become the next champion.

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The address of the bank on the cheque dated 5 August 1953 drawn in favour of Mr S.Lilley is National Provincial Bank, 62 The Mall Ealing W5. A bank is still at that address (as at April 2010) although it is now a branch of the Allied Irish Banks. See more »

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couldn't stay the course
10 March 2014 | by (london) – See all my reviews

if you enjoy horse racing and all that goes with it.If like me you find it a complete bore don't waste your time with this film.The only good thing about it is the colour cinematography.The story is full of clichés and it is surprising to realise that the great T.E.B.Clarke was the scriptwriter.I have to say that after a relatively short period of time I pulled up lame as I was clearly unable to last the course and was unwilling to risk a stewards enquiry.All the usual characters were to be seen such as Robert Morely and Wilfred Hyde White.However by this time Ealing was starting to run out of steam and more importantly money.It only had 2 years left before it was sold to BBC for television productions.You might call that a lame finish.


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