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Once a Jolly Swagman - Cover and Poster

Andy Davidson sent us the cover images from an old VHS version of 'Once a Jolly Swagman' and a poster promoting the film.

 

 

 

 

This article was first published on 24th March 2011


 

  • Ian Harwood:

    "A few years ago my wife and I were in a second hand bookshop in Cheltenham when she said to me, "Isn't that that film you keep going on about?". What she was pointing at was a slim blue volume called Once a Jolly Swagman. I had a quick look and yes it was. 30p was all they wanted. It was a truly awful book with speedway not filling as much of the story as the film screenplay. I ended up flogging it on Ebay for a substantial profit however, which was much more fun."

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