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The Bulldog Breed Details


The weak story in The Bulldog Breed is an excuse to tie together a long series of funny episodes, slapstick incidents, and absurd situations. What does bring everything into a certain unity is the comic character type created by Norman Wisdom, an inept, likeable loser whose efforts to succeed against all odds somehow bumble through to final triumph. Playing Norman Puckle in this romp, he is heartbroken after being scorned by an unattainable blond and fails at a suicide attempt, only to end up in the Navy. Bungling most of his work there, he is surprised to discover that he has been chosen by the admiral to be the first man the Navy sends into space. This time, Norman's losing streak is up against a formidable phalanx of expertise -- what could possibly go wrong? ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi


Norman Wisdom
as Norman Puckle
Ian Hunter
as Adm. Sir Bryanston Blyth
Robert Urquhart
as Cmdr. Clayton
Edward Chapman
as Mr. Philpots
Eddie Byrne
as PO Fikins
John Le Mesurier
as Prosecution
Terry Alexander
as Defense
Sydney Tafler
as Owner
Liz Fraser
as Naafi Girl
Penny Morrell
as Marlene
Brian Oulton
as Mr. Ainsworth
Claire Gordon
as Girl on Yacht
Leonard Sachs
as Yachtsman
Glyn Houston
as Gym Instructor
Cyril Chamberlain
as Landlord
Sheila Hancock
as Doris
Harold Goodwin
Johnny Briggs
Michael Caine
as Sailor (uncredited)
Oliver Reed
as Tough youth (uncredited)
William Roache
Michael Caine
as Sailor (uncredited)
Oliver Reed
as Tough youth (uncredited)


Robert Asher
Jack Davies
Norman Wisdom
Jack Asher
Philip Green
Composer (Music Score)
Gerry Hambling
Anthony Mendleson
Costume Designer
Bert Batt
First Assistant Director