Jumping for Joy (1956)
88 min | Comedy, Romance

Frankie Howard stars as Willie Joy, the man whose new greyhound causes him all kinds of trouble. First, the pooch gets poorly and then Willy has to fend off race fixing gangsters.
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Updated Feb 21, 1956

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Feb 21, 1956 (United Kingdom)

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55 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Frankie Howerd
Willie Joy Willie Joy   See fewer
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Stanley Holloway
Captain Jack Montague Captain Jack Montague   See fewer
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A.E. Matthews
Lord Reginald Cranfield Lord Reginald Cranfield   See fewer
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Tony Wright
Vincent Vincent   See fewer
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Alfie Bass
Blagg Blagg   See fewer
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Joan Hickson
Lady Emily Cranfield Lady Emily Cranfield   See fewer
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Lionel Jeffries
Bert Benton Bert Benton   See fewer
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Susan Beaumont
Susan Storer Susan Storer   See fewer
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Terence Longdon
John Wyndham John Wyndham   See fewer
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Colin Gordon
Max, 1st Commentator Max, 1st Commentator   See fewer
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Richard Wattis
Carruthers Carruthers   See fewer
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Danny Green
Plug Ugly Plug Ugly   See fewer
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Barbara Archer
Marlene Marlene   See fewer
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William Kendall
Blenkinsop Blenkinsop   See fewer
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Ewen Solon
Haines Haines   See fewer
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Reginald Beckwith
Smithers Smithers   See fewer
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Alf Dean
Actor (as Man Mountain Dean) Actor (as Man Mountain Dean)   See fewer
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Philip Stewart
Dog Track Crowd Dog Track Crowd   See fewer
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Reginald Atkinson
Car Owner (uncredited) Car Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hyma Beckley
Dog Track Crowd (uncredited) Dog Track Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Beradi
Passer-By (uncredited) Passer-By (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daniel Brown
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Campion
Man with Ice Cream (uncredited) Man with Ice Cream (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Charters
Dog Track Crowd (uncredited) Dog Track Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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George A. Cooper
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Dunn
Fat Policeman (uncredited) Fat Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Faulds
Drunk's Friend (uncredited) Drunk's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Fontaine
Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Fraser
Drunk in Pool Hall (uncredited) Drunk in Pool Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Gardner
Billiards Player (uncredited) Billiards Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Gill
Barry, 2nd Commentator (uncredited) Barry, 2nd Commentator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Gilliard
Trap attendant (uncredited) Trap attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Hannaford
Boy with bike in park (uncredited) Boy with bike in park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
Dog Track Crowd (uncredited) Dog Track Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Hawtrey
Punter at Bar (uncredited) Punter at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hilsdon
Tic Tac Man (uncredited) Tic Tac Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Ingram
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geoffrey King
Prosperous Man (uncredited) Prosperous Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lambert
Clinton (uncredited) Clinton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Lovegrove
Tough (uncredited) Tough (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terence Mitchell
Youth (uncredited) Youth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Morris
Newspaper Man (uncredited) Newspaper Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Mullard
Bruiser (uncredited) Bruiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Newmark
Little Man (uncredited) Little Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim O'Brady
Bruiser (uncredited) Bruiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Saunders
Fat Policeman (uncredited) Fat Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Sharp
Dog Track Crowd (uncredited) Dog Track Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Spence
Bookie (uncredited) Bookie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Sunners
Fat Policeman (uncredited) Fat Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Treves
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Tyson
Dog Track Crowd (uncredited) Dog Track Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beatrice Varley
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ward
Pertwee (uncredited) Pertwee (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Warren
Race Announcer (uncredited) Race Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Wilson
Man in Phone Box During Fight (uncredited) Man in Phone Box During Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 124 votes