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Three Men in a Boat (1956)

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Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jimmy Edwards ...
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Sophie Clutterbuck
Lisa Gastoni ...
Primrose Porterhouse
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Bluebell Porterhouse
Martita Hunt ...
Mrs. Willis
Joan Haythorne ...
Mrs. Porterhouse
Campbell Cotts ...
Ambrose Porterhouse
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Clara Willis
Noelle Middleton ...
Ethelbertha
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
Mr. Quilp
Robertson Hare ...
Photographer
A.E. Matthews ...
Crabtree, 1st Old Gentleman
Miles Malleson ...
Baskcomb, 2nd Old Gentleman
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Storyline

Harris, J, and George decide to take a holiday boating up the Thames to Oxford. Battling against Hampton Court maze, tents, rain, locks, and Henley Regatta the accident-prone threesome have one success anyway - they meet Sophie, Primrose and Bluebell. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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10 July 1957 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Három ember egy csónakban  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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A box office disappointment in its native England, the film was nevertheless enthusiastically received in France. See more »

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Version of Three Men in a Boat (1975) See more »

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"Swanee River(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
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Not as good as I expected
24 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this film for the first time last night and was quite disappointed by it. As someone you has read the book on many occasions I found this film to be a very poor adaption of it. I suppose if you were not trying to compare it with the book it was a fairly decent comedy from the fifties. I did not think think that the casting of Laurence Harvey as George was right though Jimmy Edwards and David Tomlinson seemed to fit into the light hearted romp very well. I think to be fair to the film I was expecting it to be much closer to the book then in fact it was but still it was a good representation of British Cinema from that era.


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