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The Alf Garnett Saga (1972)

Based on the BBC television series, and a sequel to 'Till Death Us Do Part (1968)', it tells of the family relationship between Alf Garnett, his wife, daughter and son-in-law, all living in a council flat.

Director:

Bob Kellett

Writer:

Johnny Speight (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warren Mitchell ... Alf Garnett
Dandy Nichols ... Else Garnett
Adrienne Posta ... Rita
Paul Angelis Paul Angelis ... Mike Rawlins
John Le Mesurier ... Mr. Frewin
Patsy Byrne Patsy Byrne ... Mrs. Frewin
Roy Kinnear ... Wally
John Bird John Bird ... Willis
Roy Hudd ... Milkman
Joan Sims ... Gran
Arthur Askey ... Himself
George Best ... Himself
Max Bygraves Max Bygraves ... Himself
Julie Ege ... Julie Ege
Kenny Lynch Kenny Lynch ... Himself
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Based on the BBC television series, and a sequel to 'Till Death Us Do Part (1968)', it tells of the family relationship between Alf Garnett, his wife, daughter and son-in-law, all living in a council flat.

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 1972 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Garnett Saga See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Adrienne Posta replaced Una Stubbs. Paul Angelis replaced Anthony Booth. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene Alf's shaving cut tissue paper moves position from the side of his mouth to under it. See more »

Quotes

Alf Garnett: [tapping newspaper with the headline 'The Million Pound Queen'] Course she needs the money. She's broke, 'Er Majesty
Else Garnett: And 'im
Alf Garnett: I mean, look at that Royal Ascot. She had to turn up in a horse and cart. Everybody else in their bleedin' Rolls Royces. Bloody Wilson. Darlin' 'Arold. He's bankrupted her.
Else Garnett: So you say
Alf Garnett: So I say? So I say? Will you shut up you stupid pie-can. Not a question of what I say. It's facts, innit?
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Connections

Followed by The Thoughts of Chairman Alf (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Drumdramatics, Nos. 6 - 7
(uncredited)
Music by Robert Farnon
Chappell Recorded Music Library
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Great insight into human nature.
2 March 2002 | by rholgatSee all my reviews

I enjoyed Alf Garnet' stories for their insight into human nature. This film combined many aspects of Alf's thoughts, weaknesses, humour and humanity. It also satirises the 'tired' and relentlessly mundane family life of so many working class people. Pity the film is not available to purchase.


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