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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
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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)  »

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Die Rakete zur flotten Puppe  »

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Trivia

The ship, F 91, is the HMS Murray, launched in 1955 and broken up in 1970. 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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Bosun the bulldog See more »

Connections

Featured in Mike Baldwin & Me (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor
(uncredited)
Traditional
Sung by Norman Wisdom
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Humorous B&W movie rewards a bit of late night channel surfing
3 December 2002 | by (Northern Territory, Australia) – See all my reviews

Being a night baker by profession, I couldn't sleep on one of my nights off. Switching on the television I found myself intrigued by this '60's black and white film. This is a fun comedy based around a hapless lad "Puckle" who longs to find a place in the world around him and a lady to love. Unfortunately for Puckle, he has somewhat of a reverse Midas-touch and everything he sets his mind(?) to, comes undone. At times you can sympathize, at others you can only laugh. In my opinion this movie is a fun way to spend 90 odd minutes.


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