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Those Glory Glory Days (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 January 1986 (USA)
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Girls growing up in 1960-61 London develop a passion for the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the first British team in the 20th century to win the English league and FA Cup "double". ... See full summary »

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Julia - Danny (as Zoe Nathenson)
Sara Sugarman ...
Toni
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Tub
Liz Campion ...
Jailbird
Amelia Dipple ...
Petrina
Elizabeth Spriggs ...
School Mistress
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Mrs. Herrick
Peter Tilbury ...
Herrick
Julia Goodman ...
Julia - Journalist
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1961 Spurs Team Member
Bryan Pringle ...
Reg
John Salthouse ...
Young Danny Blanchflower
Danny Blanchflower ...
Himself
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1961 Spurs Team Member
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Woman
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Girls growing up in 1960-61 London develop a passion for the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the first British team in the 20th century to win the English league and FA Cup "double". Twenty years later, one of the girls tracks down players of the '60-'61 Spurs for a documentary. Written by Brian Henke <Cincy43235@aol.com>

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Rated PG for some thematic material and mild language | See all certifications »
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24 January 1986 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Premiered on Channel 4 in 1983 as part of the "First Love" series, it had a cinema release the following year as a double bill with _P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982) (TV movie)_. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning, when Julia is on the payphone to her paper, she spells out the name Hoddle as H O double 'D' double 'L' E. See more »

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Follows P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang. (1982) See more »

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A Teenager in Love
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Written by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
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14 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie many times and it never fails to impress with its accurate reflection of the times. The actors are all spot-on, especially the younger ones. I was a young girl during this period and can guarantee that this was how it was for us. I watch it these days with a sigh, remembering that in those days, life was so straightforward for us. Danny Blanchflower, Bill Brown, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Maurice Norman, Dave McKay, Cliff Jones, Bobby Smith, the late John White (tragically struck by lightening whilst playing golf) Terry Dyson and Les Allen - these were legendary names when being a footballer meant a devotion to the sport rather than to one's income. Plus, it's always wonderful to revisit Spurs when they were Giants! (Once a Spur - always a Spur!) This movie for me is a companion piece with Jack Rosenthal's "Ptang Yang Kipperbang" which was also based on young teens of that era. (and was also superb)


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