The Great Game

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1953
  • Running time: 80 min
The Great Game is a 1953 British sports comedy-drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring James Hayter, Thora Hird and Diana Dors. It was based on a play by Basil Thomas. Many of the scenes were shot at Griffin Park the home of Brentford F.C.. read more
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The Great Game is a 1953 British sports comedy-drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring James Hayter, Thora Hird and Diana Dors. It was based on a play by Basil Thomas. Many of the scenes were shot at Griffin Park the home of Brentford F.C.. Several professional football players made appearances in the film including Tommy Lawton.

Original Release

01/01/1953

Cast

James Hayter Joe Lawson
Thora Hird Miss Rawlings
Diana Dors Lulu Smith
John Laurie Mac Wells
Frank Pettingell Sir Julius
Glyn Houston Ned Rutter
Jack Lambert Ralph Blake
Sheila Shand Gibbs Mavis Pink
Geoffrey Toone Jack Bannerman
Meredith Edwards Skid Evans
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Maurice Elvey

Writers

Basil Thomas, Wolfgang Wilhelm

Cast

James Hayter Joe Lawson
Thora Hird Miss Rawlings
Diana Dors Lulu Smith
John Laurie Mac Wells
Frank Pettingell Sir Julius
Glyn Houston Ned Rutter
Jack Lambert Ralph Blake
Sheila Shand Gibbs Mavis Pink
Geoffrey Toone Jack Bannerman
Meredith Edwards Skid Evans
Alexander Gauge Ben Woodhall
Glenn Melvyn Heckler (as Glyn Melvyn)
Roddy Hughes Mr. Broderick
Charles Leno Rovers Supporter
Sidney Vivian Club Chairman

Producers

David Dent Producer

Editors

Lito Carruthers

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