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The Love Match (1955)

Two football-loving railway workers get into trouble after racing their engine home to get to a match on time.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Askey ...
Glenn Melvyn ...
Edward Chapman ...
Mr. Longworth
Danny Ross ...
Robb Wilton ...
Anthea Askey ...
Patricia Hayes ...
Iris Vandeleur ...
Mrs. Entwhistle
William Franklyn ...
Leonard Williams ...
Aggressive Man
Peter Swanwick ...
Mr. Hall
Dorothy Blythe ...


Two football-loving railway workers get into trouble after racing their engine home to get to a match on time.

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Arthur Askey took a seven-week leave from appearing in the original play at London's Victoria Palace Theatre to make the film, being replaced on stage by Lupino Lane. See more »


Sal Brown: Hurry up or you will miss the train.
Bill Brown: What are you talking about woman - I'm driving it.
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60 year old male fond of British comedy and thriller shows and films
5 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Danny Ross was one of the funniest actors I remember from being young.The "Alf all" sketch with Arthur Askey "Don't worry I'll catch you" was brilliant and unforgettable.

Genuinely they don't make films as clever and quick witted as these anymore and whilst they are very nostalgic they are certainly sharp comedies. I saw Jimmy Clitheroe on the pier at Blackpool many times as a lad and other names such as Kenn Dodd where I got his autograph and Ken signed it to me "Yours Toothfully" In addition I saw Morecame and Wise in their early days in Blackpool However the Clitheroe Kid was something else and there was never one show which did not have me in hysterics. Great cast and funny lines. Brilliant. BBC 7 needs to put on more

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