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Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973)

Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. Always on the lookout for ways... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wilfrid Brambell ... Albert Steptoe
Harry H. Corbett ... Harold Steptoe
Diana Dors ... Woman in Flat
Milo O'Shea ... Doctor Popplewell
Neil McCarthy ... Lennie
Bill Maynard ... George
George Tovey George Tovey ... Percy
Sam Kydd ... Claude
Yootha Joyce ... Freda - Lennie's Wife
Olga Lowe Olga Lowe ... Percy's Wife
Joyce Hemson Joyce Hemson ... Claude's Wife
Henry Woolf ... Frankie Barrow
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Vicar
Frank Thornton ... Mr. Russell
Richard Davies Richard Davies ... Butcher
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Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. Always on the lookout for ways to improve his lot, Harold invests his father's life savings in a greyhound who is almost blind and can't see the hare. When the dog loses a race and Harold has to pay off the debt, he comes up with another bright idea. Collect his father's life insurance. To do this his father must pretend to be dead. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O Cabo dos Trabalhos See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The blonde dolly bird who wants to "try it on" with Harold at his house fire-sale in the stable (Grazina Frame), actually features with Harry H. Corbett in an earlier movie What A Crazy World, this time as his daughter See more »

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At the hospital, the doctor says to Harold that he needed 10 stitches. However there was no cut or blood on Harold's face from being hit with the truck's door. See more »

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References Ryan's Daughter (1970) See more »

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The last of the Steptoe and Son films.
24 January 2005 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973) is the best of the two films featuring the duo of Albert and Harold. Harold is on his rounds one day and runs into a harried housewife and somehow winds up in York. By the time he comes back home, the business work horse is stressed out from the long trip back to Shepard's Bush. Without a horse to pull the carriage, Albert dips into his family savings to buy a "new" one. But Harold feels he's a better business man than his father so he takes it upon himself to buy the animal. Hours later, Harold comes home with something Albert's not quite looking for. Will everything work out? Remember these are the Steptoes!

Unlike the last film which was like the series, a melodramatic comedy this film is more of a farce. It's highly entertaining and and pretty far out the lengths the Steptoes will go to get themselves out of hock. If you like British comedies or farcical humor then this movies just for you.

I enjoyed this film a bit more than the first film. They're both funny and pretty amusing. I have to strongly recommend this movie.


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