A Stitch In Time

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  • G
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1963
  • Running time: 89 min
Norman Pitkin is the apprentice to Mr Grimsdale an old fashioned butcher. When the store is raided by a young thug (Johnny Briggs), Mr. Grimsdale (at Norman's suggestion) puts his gold watch in his mouth for safe keeping. The result of which leads to Mr. read more
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Norman Pitkin is the apprentice to Mr Grimsdale an old fashioned butcher. When the store is raided by a young thug (Johnny Briggs), Mr. Grimsdale (at Norman's suggestion) puts his gold watch in his mouth for safe keeping. The result of which leads to Mr. Grimsdale accidentally swallowing the watch and sent to hospital. Whilst visiting Mr. Grimsdale, Norman (in his usual way) accidentally causes chaos around the hospital and meets a girl called Lindy who hasn't spoken since her parents were killed in an aeroplane accident.

Original Release

12/01/1963

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Cast

Norman Wisdom Norman Pitkin
Edward Chapman Mr. Grimsdale
Jeanette Sterke Nurse Haskell
Jerry Desmonde Sir Hector
Jill Melford Lady Brinkley
Glyn Houston Cpl. Welsh, St. John's Ambulance Brigade
Wanda Ventham Nurse
Marianne Stone Mrs Cutforth
Hazel Hughes Matron
Patsy Rowlands Amy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Asher

Writers

Jack Davies, Norman Wisdom, Henry Blyth, Eddie Leslie

Cast

Norman Wisdom Norman Pitkin
Edward Chapman Mr. Grimsdale
Jeanette Sterke Nurse Haskell
Jerry Desmonde Sir Hector
Jill Melford Lady Brinkley
Glyn Houston Cpl. Welsh, St. John's Ambulance Brigade
Wanda Ventham Nurse
Marianne Stone Mrs Cutforth
Hazel Hughes Matron
Patsy Rowlands Amy
Peter Jones Capt. Russell, St. John's Ambulance Brigade
Ernest Clark Prof. Crankshaw
Lucy Appleby Lindy
Vera Day Betty
Frank Williams Driver Nutall, St. John's Ambulance Brigade
Penny Morrell Nurse Rudkin
Patrick Cargill Dr. Meadows
Francis Matthews Benson
John Blythe Dale, Press Photographer.
Pamela Conway Patient

Producers

Earl St. John Executive Producer
Earl St. John Producer
Hugh Stewart Producer

Editors

Gerry Hambling

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