German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film IT'S GREAT TO BE YOUNG!
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1956
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 93
Length (in meters) 2569
Colour Eastmancolor
Genre Musical, comedy
Based on/Source Story by Ted Willis
Production Companies Marble Arch Productions, Associated British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Victor Skutezky
Director Cyril Frankel
Cast John Mills, Cecil Parker, Jeremy Spenser, Dorothy Bromiley, Bryan Forbes
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 31 May 1956
Times, 4 June 1956
Spectator, 8 June 1956
Jewish Chronicle, 8 June 1956
Variety, 13 June 1956
Picturegoer, 16 June 1956
Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1956
New York Times, 26 December 1957
Special notes Scenario editor: Frederick Gotfurt
Edited by Max Benedict
"It's a cute comedy in the best British tradition a real winner if ever I saw one." (Margaret Hinxman, Picturegoer)
"One of the jolliest schoolboy romps seen for a long time." (Jewish Chronicle)

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