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Postman's Knock (1962)

 -  Comedy  -  March 1962 (UK)
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Likeable country postman Harold Petts gets transferred from his village to London, where on his arrival he unwittingly foils a mail train robbery. Innocent in the ways of the big city, he ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Harold Petts
Barbara Shelley ...
Jean
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P.C. Woods (as John Woods)
Archie Duncan ...
Inspector
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Rupert
Lance Percival ...
Joe
Arthur Mullard ...
Sam
John Bennett ...
Pete
Ronald Adam ...
Mr. Fordyce
Miles Malleson ...
Psychiatrist
Wilfrid Lawson ...
Postman (as Wilfred Lawson)
Mario Fabrizi ...
Villager
Bob Todd ...
District Superintendent
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Likeable country postman Harold Petts gets transferred from his village to London, where on his arrival he unwittingly foils a mail train robbery. Innocent in the ways of the big city, he is thought to be a member of another gang by both the train robbers and the police, who all suspect him of trying to rob the post office where he works. Petts however gains notoriety in the post office by his ability to outperform the new mechanization which the sorting office has recently installed. Harold becomes a hero when he thwarts the robbers once more when they attempt to steal a mail-bag containing used bank notes which are being returned for destruction. As his reward, Harold gets promoted back to his home village as Postmaster. Written by Steve Smith <sp.smith@virgin.net>

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Postman's Knock
Music by Ron Goodwin
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
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15 January 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

i am trying to find a DVD or VHS copy of Postman's Knock starring Spike Milligan. i have been looking for months with no luck. if anyone has one or knows where i could get one sent to Australia please let me know. i have not seen the movie as yet as i can't find a copy. but my father in law is a massive fan of Spike Milligan and he has wanted this movie to complete his collection but we cannot seem to find it anywhere.i am willing to pay for the copy and freight to Australia of course. i would just really appreciate if someone who may know how i can get a copy could let me know. i have tried various different sites, but this one seems to be the better of all the others.


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