U certificateGift Horse is a Film programme that first aired in 1952 and has been classified a U certificate.

Gift Horse is a 3 star programme

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Gift Horse (1952)

Directed by
Compton Bennett

War drama following the fortunes of ageing destroyer The Ballantrae and her crew from 1940 until the climactic raid on occupied St Nazaire in 1942. Lt Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser is the newly appointed captain and back in service after having left the navy following a court martial.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 106 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1952

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Trevor HowardTrevor Howard...Lt. Cmdr Hugh Alginon Fraser
Image for Richard AttenboroughRichard Attenborough...Dripper Daniels
James Donald...Lt. Richard Jennings
Sonny Tufts...Yank Flanagan
Image for Bernard LeeBernard Lee...A.S. 'Stripey' Wood
Dora Bryan...Glad Flanagan
Hugh Williams...Cap. David G. Wilson
Robin Bailey...Lt. Michael Grant
Meredith Edwards...Jones
John Forrest...Appleby the Cap.'s Steward
Patric Doonan...Petty Officer Martin
Image for Sidney JamesSidney James...Ned Hardy Owner Golden Bull
Tony Quinn...McConalog the Bartender
James Kenney...John A. Fraser
George Street...Court Member