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Danny, the Champion of the World
     

Danny, the Champion of the World

Director: Gavin Millar

Cast: Robbie Coltrane, Cyril Cusack, Jeremy Irons

 
Danny, the Champion of the World is set in rural England. Nasty country squire Robbie Coltrane, who owns half the land, covets the other half. His principal opponents are a father-and-son team of farmers. The warm relationship between the two "good guys" hardly needs to be forced, since the roles are played by Jeremy Irons and his real-life son Samuel. Cyril

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Danny, the Champion of the World is set in rural England. Nasty country squire Robbie Coltrane, who owns half the land, covets the other half. His principal opponents are a father-and-son team of farmers. The warm relationship between the two "good guys" hardly needs to be forced, since the roles are played by Jeremy Irons and his real-life son Samuel. Cyril Cusack and Jean Marsh also appear in this colorful comedy-drama. Produced for British television, Danny, the Champion of the World was based on a story by Roald Dahl.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/21/2000
UPC:
0796323186933
Original Release:
1989
Rating:
NR
Source:
Goldhill Home Media

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robbie Coltrane Victor Hazell
Cyril Cusack Doc Spencer
Jeremy Irons William
Jean Marsh Miss Hunter
Jonathan Adams Samways
William Armstrong Springer
Anthony Collin Wheeler
Richard Cubison Inspector
John Grillo Mr. Parker
Michael Hordern Lord Claybury
Samuel Irons Danny
Ceri Jackson Mrs. Clipstone
Lionel Jeffries Mr. Snoddy
Andrew Maclachlan The Duke
Jimmy Nail Rabbetts
Phil Nice Postman
Ronald Pickup Captain Lancaster
James Walker Vicar
John Woodvine Tallon

Technical Credits
Gavin Millar Director
Eric Abraham Producer
Robin Douet Producer
Don Homfray Production Designer
Debbie McWilliams Casting
Stanley Myers Score Composer
Angus Newton Editor
Oliver Stapleton Cinematographer
Peter Tanner Editor
Roald Dahl Source Author

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