A Boy, a Girl and a Bike

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A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949 film).jpg
British quad poster
Directed byRalph Smart
Produced byRalph Keene
Alfred Roome
Screenplay byTed Willis
Story byRalph Keene
& John Sommerfield
StarringJohn McCallum
Honor Blackman
Patrick Holt
Diana Dors
Music byKenneth Pakeman
CinematographyRay Elton
Phil Grindrod
Edited byJames Needs
Production
company
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • 23 May 1949 (1949-05-23) (London, UK)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office£61,000 (by 1953)[1]

A Boy, a Girl and a Bike is a 1949 British romantic comedy film directed by Ralph Smart and starring John McCallum, Honor Blackman and Patrick Holt.[2] The film's art direction was by George Provis.[3] The film concerns the romantic escapades and adventures of a Yorkshire cycling club.

Plot[edit]

Young couple Sue (Honor Blackman) and Sam (Patrick Holt) are members of a Yorkshire cycling club, the ‘Wakeford Wheelers’. Romantic complications ensue when wealthy David (John McCallum) becomes smitten with Sue, and joins the club to pursue her, much to Sam's dismay.

Cast[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

The Radio Times gave the film two out of five stars, calling it, "A minor, good-natured British comedy romance."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew Spicer, Sydney Box Manchester Uni Press 2006 p 211
  2. ^ Spicer p.214
  3. ^ "A Boy, A Girl and a Bike (1949)".
  4. ^ "A Boy, a Girl and a Bike - Film from RadioTimes".

Bibliography[edit]

  • Spicer, Andrew. Sydney Box. Manchester University Press, 2006.

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