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Swallows and Amazons


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A special holiday presentation of the feature film starring
Virginia McKcnna Ronald Fraser
For the Walker family, a holiday on a farm suddenly becomes an adventure when they find a sailing dinghy in a lakeside boathouse. Then they meet the Amazons. intrepid sailing sisters whose boat flies the Jolly Roger ...
Screenplay by DAVID WOOD from the book by ARTHUR RANSOME Produced by RICHARD PILBROW Directed by CLAUDE WHATHAM Films: page 23
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Virginia McKcnna
Unknown: Ronald Fraser
Unknown: David Wood
Book By: Arthur Ransome
Produced By: Richard Pilbrow
Directed By: Claude Whatham
Mrs Walker: Virginia McKenna
Uncle Jim: Ronald Fraser
Mrs Dixon: Brenda Bruce
Old Billy: Jack Woolgar
Young Billy: John Franklyn-Robbins
John: Simon West
Susan: Zanna Hamilton
Titty: Sophie Neville
Roger: Stephen Grendon
Nancy: Kit Seymour
Peggy: Lesley Bennett

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