Cry of the Penguins
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Cry of the Penguins

Duration:
101 min
Genres:
Adventure
IMDB rate:
6.8
Director:
Alfred Viola
Details
Country: UK
Filming Locations: EMI Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
John Hurt
Richard Forbush
Hayley Mills
Tara St. John Luke
Dudley Sutton
Starshot
Tony Britton
George Dewport
Thorley Walters
Mr. Forbush Sr.
Judy Campbell
Mrs. Forbush
Joss Ackland
Head of Board
Nicholas Pennell
Julien
Avril Angers
Fanny
Cyril Luckham
Tringham
Brian Oulton
Food Store Assistant
Salmaan Peerzada
Ahaz Khan (as Salmaan Peer)
Hugh Moxey
Lord Cheddar
Norman Claridge
Principal
John Comer
Police Sergeant
Geraldine Sherman
Penny
Jumoke Debayo
Traffic Warden
Lew Luton
1st Pilot
Burnell Tucker
2nd Pilot
Rudy Bond
3rd Pilot (as Richard Bond)
Margaret Lacey
Auntie
Marianne Stone
Policewoman
Andy Robins
Barry
Amanda Steer
Wendy
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Trivia
Jane Cardew filmed some scenes, which were cut from the final print.
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Started shooting with a different actress, Susan Fleetwood, in the female lead.
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Goofs
When the first penguin arrives and slides on its belly towards Forbush, there are already other penguin belly tracks in the snow.
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Quotes
Food-Store Clerk: May I put you down for a few jars of our best beluga caviar?
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Tringham: [in a flashback voiceover] The skuas say in effect to the penguins, 'We'll keep the other skuas off in return for a fair share of your eggs and chicks.' In this way nature ensures the survival of a sufficient number of penguin chicks. A providence no to be despised by the thinking scientist.
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Richard Forbush: [making radio contact with Scott Base or the first time] HELLO? THIS IS ZED-L-Y-R CAPE ROYDS CALLING ZED-L-Q SCOTT BASE. HOW DO YOU READ ME? OVER...
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Photos from cast
Sally Geeson