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Director: Carol Reed
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Director: Carol Reed
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Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Betty Driver, Jimmy O'Dea
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Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Renee Houston, Lilli Palmer
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Masterly performances from gwenn and hardwicke
3 August 2006 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the NFT last night.It was shown as part of the tribute to Carol Reed.A director who now largely seems to be forgotten.This film is based on a play by J.B.Prisetley.Given that there is not a lot in the way of opening out it is fairly easy to see where the three acts begin and end.The two lead performances by Gwenn and Harwicke are ones to cherish.I have seen Gwenn in a number of his British films and i have to say that i have not seen him put a foot wrong.He has a cherubic smile which normally hides some mischievous thought.This film thrives on incongruity.There are some exterior shots of suburban London in the 1930s including the exterior,and possibly the interior of Stolls Picture Theatre,which i believe was in Kingsway.


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