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Wonderful to Be Young! (1961)

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108 min | Comedy, Musical

Nicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless property tycoon Hamilton Black. To help raise the ...See moreNicky and his friends find that their youth club is in danger of being flattened to make way for a new office block unless they can come up with £1500 to pay the new owner, the ruthless property tycoon Hamilton Black. To help raise the cash, Nicky records a song and his friends broadcast it via a pirate radio station, touting him as "The Mystery Singer" - the plan works and interest in their up and coming show is heightened by this new but unknown heart-throb. But Nicky has an even bigger secret and one that he cannot share, even with his girlfriend Toni. Written by Rhino See less
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Updated Dec 13, 1961

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Mar 13, 1963 (United States)

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Cliff Richard
Nicholas 'Nicky' Black Nicholas 'Nicky' Black   See fewer
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Robert Morley
Hamilton Black Hamilton Black   See fewer
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Jet Harris
Himself (bass guitar) (as The Shadows) Himself (bass guitar) (as The Shadows)   See fewer
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Hank B. Marvin
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Tony Meehan
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Bruce Welch
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Robertson Hare
Chauffeur Chauffeur   See fewer
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Sonya Cordeau
Dorinda Morell Dorinda Morell   See fewer
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Rita Webb
Woman in Market Woman in Market   See fewer
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Alan Angel
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Richard Baker
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Bernie Boyd
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Terence Brook
Man in TV Commercial (uncredited) Man in TV Commercial (uncredited)   See fewer
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Burda Cann
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Pat Cassie
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Annette Clair
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Carol Dilworth
Teenage girl (uncredited) Teenage girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie Dolan
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Mabel Etherington
Lady in Street (uncredited) Lady in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leander Fedden
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Terry Gilbert
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Claire Gordon
pin-up girl (on magazine browsed by Dench) (uncredited) pin-up girl (on magazine browsed by Dench) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Muriel Greenslade
Lady in Street (uncredited) Lady in Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pamela Hart
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Derina House
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John Howard
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Ken Martyne
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John McDonald
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Pat McIntyre
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Eithne Milne
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Jeff Silk
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 520 votes