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Film Matinee: Fame is the Spur


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The first in a season of British films of the 40s. Starring
Michael Redgrave , Rosamund John A love story, told against the background of one of the most revolutionary periods of English history, this screen version of Howard Spring's famous novel is also the story of a small group of people striving to achieve an ideal.
Hamer Radshaw is born poor, in a mill-town at the end of the last century. Already determined to escape the squalor of his boyhood, his life takes a turn for the better when he meets the lovely Ann Artingstall.
Screenplay by NIGEL BALCHIN Produced by JOHN BOULTING Directed bv ROY BOULTING
. Films: page 27


Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Rosamund John
Unknown: Hamer Radshaw
Unknown: Ann Artingstall.
Unknown: Nigel Balchin
Produced By: John Boulting
Unknown: Roy Boulting
Hamer Radshaw: Michael Redgrave
Ann: Rosamund John
Tom Hannaway: Bernard Miles
Arnold Ryerson: Hugh Burden
Lady Lettice: Carla Lehmann
Young Hamer: Anthony Wager
Young Ryerson: Brian Weske
Young Hannaway: Gerald Fox
Mrs Radshaw: Jean Shepeard
Grandpa: Guy Verney
Suddaby: Percy Walsh
Old Buck: Seymour Hicks
Lord Liskeard: David Tomlinson
Aunt Lizzie: Marjorie Fielding
Dai: Charles Wood
Magistrate: Milton Rosmer
Pendleton: Wylie Watson

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Film Matinee: Fame is the Spur

BBC One London, 4 January 1981 14.25

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