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Ferry Cross the Mersey (1965)

 -  Musical  -  10 May 1965 (Sweden)
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Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les "Chad" Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960's Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy's... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gerry Marsden ...
Gerry
Freddie Marsden ...
Fred
Leslie Maguire ...
Les
Les Chadwick ...
Chad
Julie Samuel ...
Dodie Dawson
...
Jack Hanson
Mona Washbourne ...
Aunt Lil
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric Barker ...
Col. Dawson
The Black Knights ...
Themselves
Cilla Black ...
Herself
The Blackwells ...
Themselves
George A. Cooper ...
Mr. Lumsden
Mischa De La Motte ...
Dawson's Butler
Earl Royce and The Olympics ...
Themselves
The Fourmost ...
Themselves
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Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les "Chad" Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960's Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy's big break comes by winning a local talent contest. But first, they must retrieve their instruments which have been mistakenly carried to the airport. Written by Sean O'Neel

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The Big Beat is Back With the Excitingest New Pacemaking Pack!

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10 May 1965 (Sweden)  »

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1000 trelles mes' ti nyhta  »

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The fight that broke out in the Locarno Ballroom wasn't scripted; it was a real fight, and the filmmakers kept it in the movie. See more »


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Silly plot but such fun!
9 September 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. Gerry and the boys are adorable, the music is good, but the best part is a vintage look at Liverpool. Many scenes of the city, the famous Art College, the Cavern, and in the Big Contest scene, a real fight broke out and was caught on film. Fred Marsden (Gerry's brother and the drummer) is the funniest one, with silly looks and his fumbling about. Chad gets many lines, and he later said they had trouble filming the scenes on their Lambretta scooters because he kept falling off of his! Plus they fix him up like a certain dictator in art class. Poor Leslie Maguire, pianist, doesn't get as many lines. Look for incontinuities. Gerry's girlfriend's hairdo changes a few times in the art school scene. If it had been filmed in color it would have rated a 10!!


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