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Once a Jolly Swagman

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Genre  Drama, Romance, Sport
Initial release  1949 (West Germany)
Running time  1h 45m
Screenplay  Jack Lee, William Rose
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Director  Jack Lee
Music director  Bernard Stevens
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Writer  Montagu Slater (novel), William Rose (script), Jack Lee (script), Cliff Gordon (additional dialogue)
Cast  Dirk Bogarde (Bill Fox), Bonar Colleano (Tommy Possey), Bill Owen (Lag Gibbon), Renée Asherson (Pat Gibbon), Sid James (Rowton), Thora Hird (Ma Fox)
Similar movies  Dirk Bogarde and Cyril Cusack appear in Once a Jolly Swagman and Esther Waters

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Dirk Bogarde and Cyril Cusack appear in Once a Jolly Swagman and Esther Waters. Jack Lee directed Once a Jolly Swagman and The Woman in the Hall. Dirk Bogarde appears in Once a Jolly Swagman and The Servant. Dirk Bogarde appears in Once a Jolly Swagman and The Wind Cannot Read. Dirk Bogarde appears in Once a Jolly Swagman and Our Mothers House.

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Vintage speedway race from once a jolly swagman 1948


Once a Jolly Swagman is a 1949 British film starring Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Bill Owen, Thora Hird and Sid James. It is centred on the sport of motorcycle speedway racing, which was at its peak of popularity at the time. It was released in the U.S. as Maniacs on Wheels. The film is based on the 1946 novel by Montagu Slater.

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The title of the film refers to the first line of the Australian song "Waltzing Matilda".

Director Jack Lee later said he enjoyed making the film "because it was physical, there was action and I had good actors."

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Once a Jolly Swagman IMDb Once a Jolly Swagman themoviedb.org


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