The March Hare

The March Hare

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A frequently villainous onscreen presence throughout the 1950s, Terence Morgan takes the more endearing role of an impoverished Irish baronet in this charming comedy set in the deceptively genteel world of horseracing. Co-scripted by Oscar-nominated writer Gordon Wellesley and boasting a venerable supporting cast, The March Hare is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.

Sir Charles Hare gambles everything on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled' on the instructions of Hardwick, a big bookmaker, and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate – including the racing stud that was the chief delight of his life. However, his aunt, Lady Anne, attends the sale and buys a promising foal which she intends to raise in secret for Charles...

Cast In Alphabetical Order

Bernard Rook as Slater Charles Hawtrey as Fisher Charles Wade as Tim Doughty Clem Lister as Commissionaire Cyril Cusack as Lazy Mangan Derrick De Marney as Capt. Marlow Fred Johnson as Joe Duffy Ivan Samson as Hardwicke John Gilbert as Connor MacDonald Parke as Maguire Martita Hunt as Lady Anne Maureen Delaney as Bridget Peggy Cummins as Pat McGuire Peter Swanwick as Nils Svenson Reginald Beckwith as J. Blacker Stringer Davis as Doctor Terence Morgan as Sir Charles Hare Wilfrid Hyde-White as Col. Keene


Produced by Bertram Ostrer & Albert Fennell Directed by George More O'Ferrall Screenplay by Gordon Wellesley & Allan MacKinnon Story by T.H. Bird Running Time 82 minutes. Theatrical Release April 1956

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Film Images ©1955 Studiocanal Films Ltd

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