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Release Date:
20 February 1956 (Denmark) See more »
This is a heart warming story about two children who run away to London so they can visit the Queen. | Add synopsis »
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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A Delightful, Warm '50s Coronation Comedy... See more (13 total) »


  (in credits order)
Colin Gibson ... John
Lesley Dudley ... Julie

Noelle Middleton ... Miss Stokes

Moira Lister ... Dora

Wilfrid Hyde-White ... 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

Peter Sellers ... P.C. Diamond
Vincent Ball ... Digger
Paul Chapman ... Youth Club Boy
Peter Coke ... The Captain
Patrick Connor ... Trooper Rogers (as Pat Connor)
Mona Washbourne ... Miss Rendlesham
Jean St. Clair ... Miss Forbes
Molly Weir ... Landlady
Barbara Cavan ... Mrs. Lundy
Philip Stainton ... London Police Sergeant
John Stuart ... Palace Policeman
George Rose ... Wilbury Policeman
Russell Waters ... Garage Policeman
Tony Lyons ... Bicycle Thief
Charles Lamb ... Man In Train
Fred Griffiths ... Taxi Driver (as Fred Griffith)
Ben Williams ... Coach Driver
Bill Shine ... Car Driver

Katie Johnson ... Old Lady
Toke Townley ... Booking Clerk
Peter Bathurst ... Station Master

Cyril Smith ... Ticket Inspector
Maureen Todd ... Mildred
Molly Osborne ... Alice
Richard Dimbleby ... Commentator
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas ... Commentator (as Wynford Vaughan Thomas)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Bailey ... Choir Boy (uncredited)
Michael Bentine ... Paper Tearing Entertainer (uncredited)
Valerie Buckley ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Anne Cooke ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jacqueline Cox ... Girl Guide (uncredited)
Raymond Dudley ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Irene French ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Mandy Harper ... Julie's Friend (uncredited)
Victor Harrington ... Crowd Extra Trafalgar Square (uncredited)

Frazer Hines ... Minor Role (uncredited)
George Howell ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jemma Hyde ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jim O'Brady ... Crowd Extra Trafalgar Square (uncredited)
Hennie Scott ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Tony Selby ... Youth Club boy (uncredited)
John Symonds ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Gareth Tandy ... Minor Role (uncredited)
David Tilley ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Sandra Walden ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Jane White ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Joey White ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
William Fairchild 
Writing credits
William Fairchild (by)

William Fairchild (written by)

Produced by
John Baxter .... executive producer
Herbert Mason .... producer
Original Music by
Philip Green 
Cinematography by
Arthur Grant (photographed in Eastman Colour by)
Film Editing by
Bernard Gribble 
Art Direction by
Ray Simm  (as Raymond Simm)
Makeup Department
Jill Carpenter .... makeup artist
Daphne Vollmer .... hair stylist
Production Management
Jack Hicks .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Causey .... assistant director
Peter Crowhurst .... second assistant director
Patrick Clayton .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Eric Saw .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Sound Department
Len Page .... sound recordist
Tom Otter .... boom operator (uncredited)
Alan Thorne .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Les Bowie .... special effects (uncredited)
Vic Margutti .... special effects (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Geoffrey Faithfull .... second unit photography
Moray Grant .... camera operator
Ernest Palmer .... second unit photography
Dick Bayley .... focus puller (uncredited)
Ted Belcher .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Richard Cantouris .... still photographer (uncredited)
Geoffrey Faithfull .... second camera operator (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vi Murray .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
John Glen .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Jeanne Henderson .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Eddie Calvert .... musician: solo trumpet
Philip Green .... music director
John Addison .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Gladys Goldsmith .... continuity

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Additional Details

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USA:82 min
Color (Eastman Colour)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Did You Know?

Colin Gibson and Lesley Dudley received "introducing" credits.See more »
Revealing mistakes: 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 »
Imperial EchoesSee more »


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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
A Delightful, Warm '50s Coronation Comedy..., 30 August 2006
Author: Ben Burgraff (cariart) from Las Vegas, Nevada

"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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