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Director  Gerald Thomas
Music director  Eric Rogers
Duration  
Country  United Kingdom
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Romance
Screenplay  Dave Freeman
Language  English
Bless This House (film) movie poster
Writer  Dave Freeman (screenplay)
Release date  1972 (1972)
Cast  Sid James (Sid Abbott), Diana Coupland (Jean Abbott), Terry Scott (Ronald Baines), June Whitfield (Vera Baines), Peter Butterworth (Trevor Lewis), Sally Geeson (Sally Abbott)
Similar movies  Related Gerald Thomas movies

Bless This House is a 1972 British comedy film and a spin-off from the television sitcom Bless This House.

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Plot

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In 1970s English suburbia: middle-aged homeowner Sid Abbot just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still, but is frustrated by his workshy son, and otherworldly daughter. Then the rude and arrogant Ronald Baines and his family move in next door.

Cast

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The film starred many of the main actors from the TV series but some were replaced; most notably Robin Stewart, who was replaced by Robin Askwith because he had already been booked for the summer season on Bournemouth Pier and could not also appear in the film; however, according to his series co-star Sally Geeson, speaking on commentary track for the Special Edition DVD of Carry On Abroad, Stewart was replaced because Sid James was so tired of his lateness to the set and not learning his lines, though Stewart would return for the remainder of the six series. Another change was the role of Trevor Lewis, played in the film by Peter Butterworth and on television by Anthony Jackson.

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  • Sid James as Sid Abbot
  • Diana Coupland as Jean Abbot
  • Terry Scott as Ronald Baines
  • June Whitfield as Vera Baines
  • Peter Butterworth as Trevor Lewis
  • Sally Geeson as Sally Abbot
  • Robin Askwith as Mike Abbot
  • Patsy Rowlands as Betty Lewis
  • Carol Hawkins as Kate Baines
  • Janet Brown as Annie Hobbs
  • Julian Orchard as Tom Hobbs
  • Tommy Godfrey as Alf Murray
  • George A. Cooper as the cafe owner
  • Bill Maynard as Oldham
  • Marianne Stone as Muriel
  • Wendy Richard as Carol
  • Patricia Franklin as Mary
  • Molly Weir as Mary's Mother
  • Ed Devereaux as Jim
  • Johnny Briggs as Truck Driver
  • Frank Thornton as Mr Jones
  • Norman Mitchell as Police Sergeant
  • Brian Osborne as Removal Van Driver
  • Margaret Lacey as Vicar's Wife
  • Georgina Moon as Moira
  • Michael Nightingale as Vicar
  • Filming locations

    Bless This House (film) Bless This House film Wikipedia

    External shots of the houses used were made in Bolton Avenue, numbers 7&9, Windsor, UK http://www.reelstreets.com/index.php/component/films/?task=view&id=86&film_ref=bless_this_house

    Bless This House (film) Bless This House Sitcom British Comedy Guide

    Several exterior scenes were shot in Burnham village, Buckinghamshire. Featured locations: St Peters church (wedding scene), Church Street (magistrates court/pub scene) & High Street Burnham (end fire engine scene).


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    Bless This House (film) BLESS THIS HOUSE FILM GALLERY
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    References

    Bless This House (film) Wikipedia
    Bless This House (film) IMDb Bless This House (film) themoviedb.org


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