True as a Turtle

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True as a Turtle
"True as a Turtle" (1957).jpg
Original British quad poster
Directed by Wendy Toye
Produced byPeter De Sarigny
Written byJohn Coates
Jack Davies
Nicholas Phipps
Starring John Gregson
Cecil Parker
June Thorburn
Music by Robert Farnon
Cinematography Reginald H. Wyer
Edited by Manuel del Campo
Distributed by J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
February 1957
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

True as a Turtle is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Wendy Toye and starring John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn and Keith Michell. In the film, a young couple embark on a voyage on a ketch named Turtle. [1] John Coates wrote the screenplay, based on his novel of the same name.


The England maritime location for shooting was mainly the River Hamble. The yacht club shown is the Royal Lymington Yacht Club.


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  1. "True As a Turtle (1956)". BFI. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.