Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Ramsbottom Rides Again

Ramsbottom Rides Again – U.K. title

A 1956 British production [Jack Hykton Productions (London)]
Producer: John Baxter
Director: John Baxter
Story: Harold G. Roberti
Screenplay: Arthur Askey, John Baxter, Glenn Melvyn, Geofrey Orme, Basil Thomas
Cinematography: Arthur Green [black & white]
Music: Billy Ternent (William Ternent)
Song: “Ride, Ride, Ride Again” sung by Frankie Vaughan (Frank Abelson)
Song: “This is the Night” sung by Shani Wallis, Frankie Vaughan (Frank Abelson)
Running time: 92 minutes

Bill Ramsbottom – Arthur Askey
Charlie – Glenn Melvyn
Black Jake – Sid Kames  (Solomon Cohen)
Joan Ramsbottom – Betty Marsden
Elmer – Frankie Vaughan (Frank Abelson)
Florrie Ramsbottom – Betty Marsden (Beatrice Marsden)
Blue Eagle – Jerry Desmonde (James Sadler)
Girl – Sabrina (Norma Sykes)
Danny – Danny Ross
Susie Ramsbottom – Anthea Askey
Reuben – Bill Percy
Tombstone – Gary Wayne
Dan – Dennis Wyndham
Captain – Donald Stewart (Donald Wintermute)
Bella – June Grant
With: Beckett Bould (William Bould), John Carson (John Dremann), Deryck Guyler, Sam Kydd (Samuel Kidd), Marne Maitland (James Maitland), Campbell Singer (Jacob Singer), Leonard Williams, Edie Martin

Bill Ramsbottom sells his English pub and drags his family off to Canada where he has inherited a ranch from his grandfather Wild Bill Ramsbottom a crusty old sheriff. He ends up tangling with outlaw Black Jake, an Indian chief Blue Eagle, and the local law.

1 comment:

  1. Biltmore: I remember seeing this listed in the old Stephen Schuerer Movies on Tv book each year, but it never played my area.