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The Swingin' Maiden (1962)

The Iron Maiden (original title)
An American airline firm plan to buy a new British passenger plane, but the deal hits trouble when the plane's designer Jack Hopkins and Kathy Fisher the daughter of the Airline owner, take... See full summary »

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Jack Hopkins
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Kathy Fisher
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Miriam Fisher
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Paul Fisher
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Admiral Sir Digby Trevelyan
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Sir Giles Thompson
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Lord Upshott
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Nellie Carter
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Humphrey Gore-Brown
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The Vicar
Sam Kydd ...
Fred Carter
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Mrs. Webb
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Harry Markham
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Thompson's Salesman Bill
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Mr. Ludge
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An American airline firm plan to buy a new British passenger plane, but the deal hits trouble when the plane's designer Jack Hopkins and Kathy Fisher the daughter of the Airline owner, take an instant dislike to each other, after crashing into each other in a quiet country lane. With each blaming the other for the accident, the arrangement looks in trouble, unless nature takes a hand. Written by <mike.wilson6@btinternet.com>

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Trivia

The futuristic new supersonic airliner that they are trying to sell to TransGlobal Airlines is actually not even a passenger carrying plane. The aircraft shown throughout the movie is a Handley Page Victor, a subsonic Strategic Nuclear Bomber, one of Britains famous V-Bombers used by the RAF throughout the Cold War years. See more »

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Fred Trotter walks down the path of his home, steps on a roller skate and falls. He holds his left leg and says he's broken it. However he's then helped back into the house, hopping on his left foot and holding his right leg up. See more »

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Admiral Sir Digby Trevelyan: Turn on the ejector cock, Vicar, or we'll both be blown to the Devil!
The Vicar: Speak for yourself.
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All steamed up about nothing
24 March 2016 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film at my local cinema.It made no impression on me then and even less on me now.The only appeal that this can have is to those whose hobby is steam engines.The script is worthless.Even such actors as Cecil Parker Roland Culver and Joan Simms can do little to inject any humour.One of the problems is that the leads are rather poor.Alan Hale is not a patch on his great father.Michael Craig seems to play his role on a previous attitude throughout and is thoroughly dislikeable.Anna Helm is only distinguished by her continuous change of dress in nearly every scene.If you were not interested in steam engines before you will be even less interested after.


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