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Spring and Port Wine (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama | 27 February 1970 (UK)
A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

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Diana Coupland ...
Daisy Crompton
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Florence Crompton
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Hilda Crompton
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Harold Crompton
Len Jones ...
Wilfred Crompton
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Arthur Gasket
Avril Elgar ...
Betsy-Jane Duckworth
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Betty Duckworth
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Ned Duckworth
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Mr. Aspinall
Marjorie Rhodes ...
Mrs. Gasket
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Lorry Driver
Joseph Greig ...
Allan (T.V. Man)
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Joe (T.V. Man)
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

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If you get the better of me lass, you'll be the first in this house that has ! See more »

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27 February 1970 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Anoixis kai glyko krasi  »

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Rafe Crompton: You'll eat that herring
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Edited into Northern Soul (2014) See more »

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Spring and Port Wine
Written and Performed by Alan Price
Orchestrated by Derek Wadsworth
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Comment on this superb production a classic
12 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Superb movie. Very good photography of 1969/70 Bolton, which seems now to be a different world. Thoughtful and an excellent dramatisation and production. James Mason a real first class star. It is and I would agree with the above comment that this movie is a national treasure.


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