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The Bulldog Breed (1960)

 -  Comedy  -  24 April 1961 (Sweden)
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When he is crossed in love, grocers assistant Norman Puckle joins the Navy, where he is recruited to man the first British rocket.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Norman Puckle
Ian Hunter ...
Adm. Sir Bryanston Blyth
David Lodge ...
CPO Knowles
Robert Urquhart ...
Cmdr. Clayton
Edward Chapman ...
Mr. Philpots
Eddie Byrne ...
PO Filkins
Peter Jones ...
Diving instructor
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Prosecuting counsel
Terence Alexander ...
Defending counsel
Sydney Tafler ...
Speedboat owner
Brian Oulton ...
Bert Ainsworth (cinema manager)
Harold Goodwin ...
Streaky Hopkinson
Johnny Briggs ...
Johnny Nolan
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Mr Carruthers
Joe Robinson ...
Tall sailor
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When he is crossed in love, grocers assistant Norman Puckle joins the Navy, where he is recruited to man the first British rocket.

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24 April 1961 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Die Rakete zur flotten Puppe  »

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The film is notable for being the only occasion future British film stars Michael Caine and Oliver Reed shared a scene together. It takes place at a cinema lobby, where Reed plays a Teddy Boy and Caine a sailor; it lasts only a few seconds. See more »

Goofs

When Puckle views the Earth from the spaceship (c. 128 minutes) he sees lines of latitude and longitude, and countries marked in various colours, just as an inflatable plastic globe atlas usually has. See more »

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Soundtracks

What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor
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Traditional
Sung by Norman Wisdom
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Norman Wisdom
16 February 2007 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

I think the talent of Norman Wisdom has it's own unique quality.

There is only one Norman Wisdom and that is what some believe is a disadvantage because he seems to play the same character in all his films, to others this is good and of great entertainment.

Have been watching his films since I was a child up to present day, they never fail to make me laugh, no matter how many times I see them.

There seems to be a split amongst some about the talents & films of Norman Wisdom, they either hate him or love him. Personally I love him.

Our Norman is in his 90s now. I wish him continued long life and long may be reign.

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