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Those Glory Glory Days (1983)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 24 January 1986
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
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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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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 »

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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 Experience Preferred... But Not Essential (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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Great story, great acting, great film !
1 September 2013 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Poor old 'Zorplo' simply doesn't get it. This is a genuinely entertaining film, brilliantly scripted, staged and acted, and it captures perfectly not just the mood of the times but also the madness of teenage obsession. As a 60-something male and admitted Spurs supporter, I loved the film the first time I saw it many years ago and I've seen it several times since, never enjoying it any less. It's a wonderful example of British film making at its best, so much better than the modern crash-bang-wallop offerings which seem to believe that loads of nudity and foul language make up for an absence of any real story, acting, humour or irony. Anyone with a Bruce Willis fixation probably won't like it; anyone who likes genuinely good films certainly will.


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