David and Broccoli (1960)

"Broccoli" Smith is a tough old pug hired by a school to give its pupils boxing lessons. But young David doesn't want to fight, and must overcome his fear of the old man by means of a cunning ruse.

Writer:

John Mortimer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Esmond Knight ... Broccoli
George Benson George Benson ... Headmaster
Peter Sallis ... Mr. Slingsby
Diarmid Cammell Diarmid Cammell ... David
Hazel Hughes Hazel Hughes ... Headmaster's wife
Rita Webb Rita Webb ... Minnie
Toke Townley Toke Townley ... Boilerman
Charles Weston Charles Weston ... Bishop
Michael Hammond Michael Hammond ... Boy of St. Alfred's
Brian Lee Brian Lee ... Boy of St. Alfred's
Edward Martin Edward Martin ... Boy of St. Alfred's
Paul Norman Paul Norman ... Boy of St. Alfred's
Malcolm Ranson Malcolm Ranson ... Boy of St. Alfred's
David Robinson David Robinson ... Boy of St. Alfred's
Michael Scoble Michael Scoble ... Boy of St. Alfred's
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Storyline

"Broccoli" Smith is a tough old pug hired by a school to give its pupils boxing lessons. But young David doesn't want to fight, and must overcome his fear of the old man by means of a cunning ruse.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 January 1960 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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