Once a Jolly Swagman 1949 Ages 12+

3.15PM Sun 6 Dec 2020 (1hr 40mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

Once A Jolly Swagman will screen from an imported 35mm print.

Dirk Bogarde stars in this British drama about a young factory worker who abandons his job in order to pursue the fame, fortune and glamour of racetrack stardom. Shot in an immersive realist style, Once a Jolly Swagman delivers both stunning racing sequences and a fascinating insight into post-war English society.

CREDITS

35MM, BLACK AND WHITE, MONO, 100 MINUTES, UK, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: JACK LEE / SCRIPT: WILLIAM ROSE, JACK LEE, CLIFF GORDON / BASED ON THE NOVEL BY MONTAGU SLATER / CINEMATOGRAPHER: H E FOWLE / EDITOR: JACK HARRIS / STUNT COORDINATOR: ROY SCAMMELL / PROD CO: WESSEX FILM PRODUCTIONS / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: PARK CIRCUS / SCREENING FORMAT: 35MM