Tommy the Toreador

Tommy the Toreador

John Paddy Carstairs (1959)

83min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Perky pop star Tommy Steele, a former seaman himself, plays the part of a sailor in this lively and likeable musical comedy. The film concerns Steele's adventures after he saves the life of a bullfighter while on shore leave in Spain. Comic consequences include Tommy having to take the toreador's place and confronting a ferocious bull in the ring. The amusing events (concocted by five different writers) are interspersed with a nicely varied collection of songs, including the novelty hit Little White Bull, and ill-fated Janet Munro (she died at the age of 38) makes a pert heroine.

Summary

A seaman swaps places with a famous bullfighter in Seville, only to inadvertently get involved in a smuggling operation. Comedy, starring Tommy Steele and Sid James.

Cast & Crew

Tommy Tommy Steele
Amanda Janet Munro
Cadena Sidney James
Paco Bernard Cribbins
Vice Consul Kenneth Williams
Martin Eric Sykes
Waiter Warren Mitchell
Gomez Charles Gray
Director John Paddy Carstairs
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video
Comedy