|True as a Turtle|
|Directed by||Wendy Toye|
|Produced by||Peter De Sarigny|
|Cinematography||Reginald H. Wyer|
|Edited by||Manuel del Campo|
|Music by||Robert Farnon|
|Distributed by||J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (UK)|
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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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