Singleton's Pluck (1984)





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Singleton (Ian Holm) is a determined British farmer with a gaggle of holiday geese ready for market. It should be a simple task for Singleton to get his honking cargo to town, but it isn't. For starters, his drivers have gone on strike, so Singleton must take the geese himself. The hundred-mile trek to market is fraught with peril and hilarity, and by the time Singleton is halfway there, he's become a national hero. A fond hark back to the Ealing Studios comedies of yore, Singleton's Pluck is a captivating paean to the unquenchability of the human spirit, expertly realized by Ian Holm. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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Rosemary Martin
as Sylvia The Continuity Girl
Aran Bell
as Tristram
Patrick Drury
as David Wolmer
Ian Holm
as Ben Singleton
Richard Hope
as Hubert
Stephen Moore
as Howard
Bill Owen
as Amos Lintott
Penelope Wilton
as Alice Singleton
Dave Atkins
as Smithfield Poultry Dealer
Barbara Burgess
as Hubert's Grany
Patrick Connor
as Policeman
Pearl Hackney
as Pub Landlady
Kenneth MacDonald
as Peter Armitage
Stephen Phillips
as TV Presenter
Tim Seely
as Landowner
Tommy Wright
as Smithfield Poultry Dealer
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