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Three Men in a Boat (1956)

Approved | | Animation, Comedy, Romance | 3 May 1957 (Ireland)
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jimmy Edwards ...
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Sophie Clutterbuck
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Primrose Porterhouse
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Bluebell Porterhouse
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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 ...
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A.E. Matthews ...
Crabtree, 1st Old Gentleman
Miles Malleson ...
Baskcomb, 2nd Old Gentleman
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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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3 May 1957 (Ireland)  »

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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Trivia

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

Connections

Version of Troe v lodke, ne schitaya sobaki (1979) See more »

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Two Lovely Black Eyes
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Written by Charles Coborn
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Better than I remember.........
15 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this film on the TV in the 1960s on a wet Sunday afternoon. I really enjoyed it. I have never seen it since or been aware of it being shown on the TV again.

But............looking through your website, I was reminded of it when I looked at Shirley Eaton's films. I even managed to find it on DVD - it had just been released. We watched it with some friends on Saturday

  • it was great, even better than I remember. There is a laugh every


minute and it is good clean fun. The only criticism was the quality of reproduction - it could do with re-mastering (or whatever the technical term is!).


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