In this droll 1954 comedy, Wilfred Pickles stars as Jim Gay, an English miner who has a fascinating obsession with a greyhound. When Jim enrolls his furry friend in a competition, he tells everyone the dog is ill to increase his odds of winning.
Description by Navarre Corporation/Music Video Distributors/Wham! USA:
Jim Gay is a northern miner with an obsession for greyhound racing. His dog, Raving Beauty, romps to first place at short odds because everybody has backed it. With a big race only days away he pretends that Raving Beauty is ill to lengthen the odds and clean up at the bookies. But keeping his secret from his wife, daughter and the whole town is no easy task.