Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself.

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Norman Truscott
June Laverick ...
Judy
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Dymphna Dobson
Richard Wattis ...
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Harold Franklin
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Birkett
Sydney Tafler ...
Pendlebury
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Lady Finchington
Charles Heslop ...
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Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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25 December 1959 (Ireland)  »

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Ellopták a hangomat  »

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Shepherd of the Dales
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Written by Norman Wisdom
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Great nostalgic film and extremely funny in places
22 April 2005 | by (Lytham St. Annes) – See all my reviews

This is a lovely film starring a lovely man, with some genuinely funny moments. In the part where he gets hypnotised, you really see his acting ability. In a way it's sad that Norman Wisdom is not part of this day and age. If he was he may have taken on serious film roles, as the likes of Jim Carrey have. This is definitely one of his best films, and one that my whole family loves. He also has a great voice, and at some point must have had to make a decision whether to pursue a singing or acting career. Incidentally, Norman has great support from the likes of Hattie Jacques and John Le Measurier who give assured performances. A film from a different age.


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