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British Film Night: Sparrows Can't Sing


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Starring James Booth, Barbara Windsor

Charlie Gooding returns home to Stepney after two years at sea and finds his wife's affections engaged elsewhere.
How Charlie gets his wife back adds up to a lively slice of Cockney life in this screen adaptation of Joan Littlewood's stage production.

This Week's Films: page 11


Screenplay: Stephen Lewis
Screenplay/Director: Joan Littlewood
Producer: Donald Taylor
Charlie: James Booth
Maggie: Barbara Windsor
Fred: Roy Kinnear
Bridgie: Avis Bunnage
Jack: Brian Murphy
Bert: George Sewell
Nellie: Barbara Ferris
Chunky: Griffith Davies
Georgie: Murray Melvin
Ted: Arthur Mullard
Ted's Wife: Peggy Ann Clifford
Watchman: Wally Patch

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