• 1955
  • UK
  • 1h 39min
  • U
  • Directed by: Frank Launder
  • Written by: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder, David Walker (novel)
  • Cast: Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Norah Gorsen

Launder and Gilliat's comic fable tells of a Scottish weakling who sups his porridge to the extent that, one day, he is able to hurl the hammer at the Olympics. Full of old-fashioned charm.

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