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Hide and Seek (1972)

A young boy runs away from an approved school to meet up with his father in the hope that he can persuade his dad to allow him to travel to Canada with him. He also meets up with two local ... See full summary »

Director:

David Eady

Writers:

Michael Barnes (screenplay) (as Mike Gorell Barnes), Roy Brown (idea)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Newby Peter Newby ... Keith
Gary Kemp ... Chris
Eileen Fletcher Eileen Fletcher ... Beverley
Robin Askwith ... Fake Police Constable
Roger Avon Roger Avon ... First Workman
Richard Coleman Richard Coleman ... Police Sergeant
Frances Cuka Frances Cuka ... Mrs. Dickie
Roy Dotrice ... Mr. Grimes
Liz Fraser ... Audrey Lawson
Ben Howard Ben Howard ... Sid
Godfrey James Godfrey James ... Police Constable Dickie
Alan Lake Alan Lake ... Lorrimer - Fake Police Sergeant
David Lodge ... Baker
Alfred Marks ... Butcher
Terence Morgan ... Ted Lawson
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Storyline

A young boy runs away from an approved school to meet up with his father in the hope that he can persuade his dad to allow him to travel to Canada with him. He also meets up with two local children and discovers that his father is instead planning a bank heist. Written by Vince Oldham

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1972 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

TV presenter Danny Baker used to live in the house in Scawen Road (Petit Cochon Street in the film) where Mr and Mrs Lawson live. See more »

Quotes

[Good boy Chris meets up with The Deptford Dodger, a young runaway, who tells him he's only trying to reunite with his Dad, shown in a photograph in front of their old house]
Chris Barker: There's thousands of houses like that. And I'll tell you one thing: you can't walk around lookin' for it any more.
Keith Lawson: Why not?
Chris Barker: Half Deptford's on the lookout for you now, and P.C. Dickey's on the warpath. You'll have to keep off the streets.
Keith Lawson: I'm not scared. I can run rings 'round a dozen coppers.
Chris Barker: Oh, have a bit of sense. Stay ...
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Opening credits prologue: DEPTFORD LONDON See more »

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Featured in Talkies: Liz Fraser Presents... Hide and Seek (2016) See more »

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