The efforts of three children, who live in high rise flats, to save a donkey from two small-time crooks who want to sell it as horsemeat, by providing a temporary stable for the donkey in the block of high-rise flats.

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Leigh Gotch ...
Andrew
Wendy Cook ...
Susan
Linda Frith ...
Tracy
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Ben Foxcroft
Pat Connell ...
Ron Brewer
Beryl Cooke ...
Miss Pringle
James Ellis ...
Policeman
Harry Fowler ...
Crook
Sarah Golding ...
Mrs. Everitt
Ray Howe ...
Bright star's jockey
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Mr. Garnett
Declan Mulholland ...
Crook
Dorian Williams ...
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Alfie Bass ...
Donkey Derby photographer
Pat Coombs ...
Lady attending Donkey Derby
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The efforts of three children, who live in high rise flats, to save a donkey from two small-time crooks who want to sell it as horsemeat, by providing a temporary stable for the donkey in the block of high-rise flats.

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1980 (UK)  »

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Wie versteckt man einen Esel?  »

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Filmed in Sawyers close in Windsor. See more »

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Fab
8 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Fab kid's film The Donkey In The Lift Is Great Fun

Went to see back when it was released in 1980 at the local cinema back in London and the star of the film was there and he had his handbag with him

is it on DVD ?

I dunno how todays kids would cope with it as it's very much a period film of the time , very CFC ( Children's Film Foundation ) and all speak rather posh even though it's suppose to be a council estate in London somewhere !!!

a fun film to watch with your elderly Granny


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