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MIDNIGHT MOVIE

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An Alligator Named Daisy starring
DONALD SINDEN
DIANA DORS
Jeannie Carson
James Robertson Justice
Margaret Rutherford
Stanley Holloway
Screenplay by JACK DAVIES based on a novel by CHARLES TERROT
Directed by J. Lee-Thompson Produced by Raymond Stross
Peter Weston , a songwriter, finds himself the unwilling owner of Daisy, an alligator. After his efforts to dispose of her are thwarted-there is a delightful scene with Margaret Rutherford as a cranky pet-shop owner who, like Dr. Dolittle, can talk to the animals-Peter decides he will keep his increasingly endearing pet However, he is then faced with his fiancee's challenge: ' Either the alligator goes, or I do.'

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Sinden
Unknown: Diana Dors
Unknown: Jeannie Carson
Unknown: James Robertson
Unknown: Jack Davies
Novel By: Charles Terrot
Directed By: J. Lee-Thompson
Produced By: Raymond Stross
Unknown: Peter Weston
Unknown: Margaret Rutherford
Peter: Donald Sindem
Vanessa: Diana Dors
Moira: Jeannie Carson
Sir James James: Robertson Justice
The General: Stanley Holloway
Prudence: Margaret Rutherford
Hoskins: Richard Wattis
Guest artists: Jimmy Edwards
Guest artists: Frankie Howerd
Guest artists: Gilbert Harding

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