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Tommy the Toreador (1959)

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Tommy is a happy sailor, travelling the world, singing his favourite songs. When he visits Spain, he gets mistaken for a famous bullfighter. Tommy finishes up in the bull-ring facing a VERY... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Steele ...
Tommy Tomkins
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Amanda
Sidney James ...
Cadena
...
Paco
Noel Purcell ...
Captain
Virgilio Teixeira ...
Parilla, the Bullfighter
José Nieto ...
Inspector Quintero (as Pepe Nieto)
Ferdy Mayne ...
Lopez
Harold Kasket ...
Jose
Kenneth Williams ...
Vice-Consul
...
Martin
Manolo Blazquez ...
Matador
José Valero ...
Bullfighting enthusiast
Francis De Wolff ...
Hotel Proprietor
Tutte Lemkow ...
Bootblack
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Tommy is a happy sailor, travelling the world, singing his favourite songs. When he visits Spain, he gets mistaken for a famous bullfighter. Tommy finishes up in the bull-ring facing a VERY angry bull and cheered on by the crowd. What will he do now ? Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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25 March 1960 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Tommy som toreador  »

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Singing Time
Written by Lionel Bart, Mike Pratt (as Michael Pratt) and Tommy Steele (as Jimmy Bennett)
Performed by Tommy Steele
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Good cheer me up old school movie
28 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is a classic. If you are feeling low then there is nothing like a cheesy film from the old Ealing era. This is one of those classics. It really lifts your spirits... it is bordering on the worst side of comedy, as well as the worst side of musicals, but it is this that makes it work. The songs are catchy and leave you wanting to sing them forever. Watch the birdie, and little white bull especially. Every time I need a pick me up this film goes on. Tommy Steele is like Marmite, you either love him or you hate him. I love him too and so does the children. The children sit in silence apart from singing along to all the songs. Even Disney has not managed that.


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