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Up Jumped a Swagman (1965)

The adventures of an Australian singer in London.

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Christopher Miles

Writer:

Lewis Greifer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Ifield Frank Ifield ... Dave Kelly
Annette Andre ... Patsy
Ronald Radd ... Harry King
Suzy Kendall ... Melissa Smythe-Fury
Richard Wattis ... Lever, Music Publisher
Donal Donnelly ... Bockeye
Bryan Mosley ... Jo-Jo
Martin Miller ... Herman
Harvey Spencer Harvey Spencer ... Luigi
Carl Jaffe Carl Jaffe ... Analyst
Cyril Shaps ... Phil Myers
Frank Cox Frank Cox ... Wilkinson
Fred Cox Fred Cox ... Docherty
Joan Geary Joan Geary ... Mrs. Hawkes Fenhoulet
William Mervyn William Mervyn ... Mr. Hawkes Fenhoulet
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The adventures of an Australian singer in London.

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singer | london england | See All (2) »

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Musical | Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1965 (UK) See more »

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Ivy Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Suzy Kendall receives an "introducing" credit See more »

Connections

References Rififi (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Look Don't Touch
Written by Frank Ifield
Performed by Frank Ifield
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A confusing piece of nonsense.
9 July 2010 | by ronevickersSee all my reviews

Poor Frank Ifield - in his one and only film appearance, he gets himself landed with this total load of tosh! No wonder his cinematic career was doomed before it even began, as this movie must have been some sort of curse. The whole thing is a slipshod, jumble of scenes which bear no semblance of continuity whatsoever. The story, if there is one, is so difficult to follow as to become downright irritating after a short while, and the film makes no sense at all. It's such a pity, in many ways, as Frank Ifield comes across as quite an engaging personality, with a more than pleasant singing voice. Unfortunately, he is totally hamstrung by the appalling material in a film that goes nowhere, not very fast. A big, big disappointment all round.


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