The March Hare DVD

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A frequently villainous onscreen presence throughout the 1950s, Terence Morgan takes the more endearing role of an impoverished Irish baronet in this charming comedy set in the deceptively genteel world of horseracing. Co-scripted by Oscar-nominated writer Gordon Wellesley and boasting a venerable supporting cast, The March Hare is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.Sir Charles Hare gambles everything on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled' on the instructions of Hardwick,... a big bookmaker, and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate including the racing stud that was the chief delight of his life. However, his aunt, Lady Anne, attends the sale and buys a promising foal which she intends to raise in secret for Charles...Special Features:Original Theatrical TrailerImage Gallery Promotional Material PDFs [show more]

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Released
16 March 2015
Directors
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DVD 
Publisher
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Runtime
81 minutes 
Features
PAL 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  A frequently villainous onscreen presence throughout the 1950s, Terence Morgan takes the more endearing role of an impoverished Irish baronet in this charming comedy set in the deceptively genteel world of horseracing. Co-scripted by Oscar nominated writer Gordon Wellesley and boasting a venerable supporting cast, The March Hare is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Sir Charles Hare gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled' on the instructions of Hardwick, a big bookmaker, and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate including the racing stud that was the chief delight of his life. However, his aunt, Lady Anne, attends the sale and buys a promising foal which she intends to raise in secret for the Charles...  

George More O'Ferrall directs this comedy set around the world of horse racing. Terence Morgan stars as Sir Charles Hare, a wealthy Irishman who loses a bet and is forced to give up his estate, including his prized racehorse, to tough bookie Hardwicke (Ivan Samson).