Hemel Pike is a canal barge casanova, aided and abetted by his illiterate cousin, Ronnie. Hemel has a girl in every town along his route, and each one is intent on marriage. He is finally caught when one of the girls, Christine, falls pregnant. Her protective father, a 'larger than life' character, who holds the canal record for drinking 29 pints of 'Brown & Mild' in a single session, is understandably upset by his daughter's situation...
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At 1 hour 27 minutes, uncredited appearance of Anthony Chinn as crowd member behind Julia Foster's left shoulder during stand off with Hugh Griffiths. See more
When planning the journey on the Grand Union Canal the pair agree the first night at Rickmansworth, the second at Boxmoor and the third at Apsley. Geographically Apsley is before Boxmoor and also the two places are only a mile apart so would not both be overnight stopping points, even if in the correct order. See more
[Doctor Scott has just told Joe that his daughter is pregnant
She must have been drugged or something. She couldn't have done it by herself.
I'll kill him! So help me, I'll kill him! They way I've looked after her. I promised her mother I'd send her to grammar school. And now the first yob that comes along, this happens.
[trying to be reassuring
Oh come now. It may not have been the *first* one.