Once A Jolly Swagman DVD 1948 (Original)

Once A Jolly Swagman DVD 1948 (Original)

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Starring Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Thora Hird, Sid James and Bill Owen, this British gem was nominated for a BAFTA in 1949. Bogarde, in only his second film, plays the role of Bill Fox, a bored factory worker who becomes a famous speedway star. He meets a glamorous society woman who introduces him to a new and exciting social circle and Bill quickly forgets his working class roots. Bill eventually becomes disillusioned with the Mayfair scene and marries Pat, the sister of his team mate, Lag Gibbon. Back at the track, he tries to form a riders union to ensure families are financially secure should an accident occur on the track. Pat tries to get Bill to pack up racing and open a garage, but Bill refuses and she leaves him. WW2 arrives and Bill enlists as a motorcycle despatch rider but after the war Bill is left with a dilema, should he make a racing comeback or get back together with his one true love?
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Title: Once A Jolly Swagman DVD 1948
This is 100% Genuine product.
Region: 2
Important: A lot of DVD players around now are region free – which play any DVD region. It completely depends on what DVD player you have.
We actually have a number of regular customers based in the US, Canada and Australia who never have problems with our region 2 discs.
Format: DVD

Plot:
Starring Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Thora Hird, Sid James and Bill Owen, this British gem was nominated for a BAFTA in 1949. Bogarde, in only his second film, plays the role of Bill Fox, a bored factory worker who becomes a famous speedway star. He meets a glamorous society woman who introduces him to a new and exciting social circle and Bill quickly forgets his working class roots. Bill eventually becomes disillusioned with the Mayfair scene and marries Pat, the sister of his team mate, Lag Gibbon. Back at the track, he tries to form a riders union to ensure families are financially secure should an accident occur on the track. Pat tries to get Bill to pack up racing and open a garage, but Bill refuses and she leaves him. WW2 arrives and Bill enlists as a motorcycle despatch rider but after the war Bill is left with a dilema, should he make a racing comeback or get back together with his one true love?

Genres: Drama
Category: Feature Length
Spoken Language(s): English
Other MPAA Film Ratings: U
Rating: 5
Vote Count: 3
Status: Released
UK Release Date: January 24, 2011
Primary Year: 2011
IMDB Link: tt0040666
Runtime: 100min | 1h 40min
Production Countries: United Kingdom
Alternative Titles: Maniacs on Wheels

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Translations:

  • English – US
  • German – DE

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Weight 0.082 kg
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