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Steptoe and Son (1972)

Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. But Harold, who likes the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Harry H. Corbett ...
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Zita
Arthur Howard ...
Vicar
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Chauffeur
Fred Griffiths ...
Barman
Joan Heath ...
Zita's mother
Fred McNaughton ...
Zita's father
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Pianist
Patrick Fyffe ...
Arthur (as Perri St. Claire)
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Mrs. Hobbs
Mike Reid ...
Compere
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Hotel Doctor
Michael Da Costa ...
Hotel Manager (as Michael da Costa)
Enys Box ...
Traffic Warden
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Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. But Harold, who likes the bright lights in the West End of London, meets a stripper. Fine, but he marries her and takes her home. Albert, of course, is furious and tries every trick he knows to drive the new bride from his household. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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7 January 1972 (UK)  »

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Bric-à-brac de père en fils  »

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Trivia

There are two references to famous British poems in the film: "... into the Valley of Death" from 'The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred Lord Tennyson and "the corner of a foreign field that is forever England" from ' The Soldier' by Rupert Brooke. See more »

Goofs

Baby Albert is wearing a blue babygrow when he's carried across the yard by Harold. He's not wearing it when Harold enters the house with him, and he hasn't got it on when he's discovered in the barn by Albert and Harold in the first place. See more »

Quotes

Harold Kitchener Steptoe: [To Albert] You're worse than a fly 'round a cow's arsehole.
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Spun-off from Steptoe and Son (1962) See more »

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Great TV spin off

This captures the heart and soul of the TV show.The two leads are so realistic that you could not really see them as anything other than a classic double act.a neat story even if the ending is predictable.but its stays true to character.some good genuine laughs.though you do feel for the younger Steptoe.


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