Swallows and Amazons (1974)


Swallows and Amazons (1974). Set in 1929, and based upon Arthur Ransome’s immortal children’s novel, “Swallows and Amazons” is the story of a group of children who man two sailing dinghies,’Swallow’ and ‘Amazon’, and plan mock ‘sea-battles’.

Directed by Claude Whatham
Produced by Richard Pilbrow
Written by Arthur Ransome (book), David Wood
Starring Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser, Simon West, Suzanna Hamilton, Sophie Neville, Stephen Grendon, Kit Seymour, Lesley Bennett, Mike Pratt, Brenda Bruce, John Franklyn-Robbins, Jack Woolgar, David Blagden