The Sailor's Return

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1978
  • Running time: 100 min
The Sailor's Return is a 1978 British drama film directed by Jack Gold and starring Tom Bell, Shope Shodeinde and Elton Charles. It is based on the 1925 novel The Sailor's Return by David Garnett. A sailor returns to his hometown to open a pub bringing... read more

The Sailor's Return is a 1978 British drama film directed by Jack Gold and starring Tom Bell, Shope Shodeinde and Elton Charles. It is based on the 1925 novel The Sailor's Return by David Garnett. A sailor returns to his hometown to open a pub bringing with him his new black wife. Very quickly they find themselves ostracised by the community. It was made by Euston Films.

Original Release

05/26/1978

Cast

Shope Shodeinde Princess Tulip
Tom Bell William Targett
Elton Charles Billy / Olu Targett
Denyse Alexander Mrs. Cherret
Julia Swift Annie
Pat Keen Mrs. Bascombe
Nigel Hawthorne Mr. Fosse
Jill Spurrier Mrs. Frickes
Ray Smith Fred Leake
Mick Ford Tom Madgwick
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jack Gold

Writers

James Saunders, David Garnett

Cast

Shope Shodeinde Princess Tulip
Tom Bell William Targett
Elton Charles Billy / Olu Targett
Denyse Alexander Mrs. Cherret
Julia Swift Annie
Pat Keen Mrs. Bascombe
Nigel Hawthorne Mr. Fosse
Jill Spurrier Mrs. Frickes
Ray Smith Fred Leake
Mick Ford Tom Madgwick
Peter Benson Charlie Nye
Ann Way Mrs. Clall
Paola Dionisotti Lucy Sturmey
George Costigan Harry Targett
Clive Swift Reverend Pottock
Bernard Hill Carter
Barry Jackson Carrier
Malcolm Storry Sailor
Anthony Langdon Jack Sait
Ivor Roberts Farmer Molton

Producers

Verity Lambert Executive Producer
Otto Plaschkes Producer

Editors

Mike Taylor

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