This is a heart warming story about two children who run away to London so they can visit the Queen.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Colin Gibson ...
John
Lesley Dudley ...
Julie
Noelle Middleton ...
Miss Stokes
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Dora
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Sir James (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
Sidney James ...
Mr. Pritchett
Megs Jenkins ...
Mrs. Pritchett
Joseph Tomelty ...
Mr. Davidson
Constance Cummings ...
Mrs. Davidson
Patric Doonan ...
Jim Webber
Andrew Cruickshank ...
Uncle Ben
Colin Gordon ...
Mr. Swayne
Winifred Shotter ...
Mrs. Swayne
Peter Jones ...
Jeremy
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P.C. Diamond
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This is a heart warming story about two children who run away to London so they can visit the Queen.

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Family | Comedy

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Release Date:

20 February 1956 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Verliebt in eine Königin  »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

(Eastman Colour)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Goofs

One character in the London sequence, called Jeremy claims to be Australian but the flag he is holding is the New Zealand one. See more »

Soundtracks

Imperial Echoes
(uncredited)
Music by Arnold Safroni
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A Delightful, Warm '50s Coronation Comedy...
30 August 2006 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

"John and Julie" evokes memories of my own childhood, seeing this sweet, wonderful comedy on TV in the sixties. A simple story, of two British children, separated from their families while en route to London to see Elizabeth crowned, the film offers a wide variety of British performers (including Wilfrid Hyde-White and a young Peter Sellers), as 'typical', if often eccentric, countrymen who aid the children on their way. Colin Gibson and Lesley Dudley, as the children, are completely natural, and captivating (Dudley pouts so wistfully that you want to hug her!)

With a beautiful score (highlighted by a trumpet solo), stock footage of the actual event blended in with the story, and a joyous finale that could turn the most dedicated 'Yank' into an Anglophile, "John and Julie" is a small gem, something the entire family will love!


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