The Galloping Major This Week on Talking Pictures TV
THE GALLOPING MAJOR (1951) Tuesday 21st March 2017 – 18:30 CHANNEL PREMIERE (also showing Saturday 25th March at 18:30)
Director: Henry Cornelius
Starring: Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley and Janette Scott.
Maj. Arthur Hill comes up with a novel way to buy a racehorse. He gets several hundred members of his local community to pitch in as equal part owners, but things do not go as smoothly as he had hoped. First, he manages to purchase the wrong horse, one that has more of an affinity for jumping than racing. On the eve of participation in the National the animal vanishes!