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The Galloping Major (1951)

A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Major Arthur Hill
... Bill Collins
... Susan Hill
A.E. Matthews ... Sir Robert
Rene Ray ... Pam Riley
... Harold Temple
... Maggie
Charles Victor ... Sam Fisher
Sydney Tafler ... Mr. Leon (as Sidney Tafler)
Julien Mitchell ... Sergeant Adair
Charles Lamb ... Ernie Smart
... Lew Rimmel
Kenneth Evans ... Bert
Alfie Bass ... Newsboy
... Bookmaker
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A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.

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20 October 1951 (Sweden)  »

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1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: All characters and places in this picture are fictitious, and any similarity to any person living or dead is purely coincidental. See more »

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Extremely silly but enchanting
23 April 2018 | by See all my reviews

This is a very silly fantasy, but also a very enchanting view of the early fifties not as they really were but as we wish they were. In reality, the early post war years in Britain were austere and bleak, and films such as this would have cheered people up just by it's absurdness and innocence. It is very well acted and all of the cast seem to have entered into the spirit of taking part in this film just for the fun of taking part.


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