The March Hare

1956 British comedy film.

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The March Hare

The March Hare

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...

Special features:
Original theatrical trailer
Image gallery
Promotional material PDFs

First released: Monday 16th March 2015

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: 7954277

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