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Poison Pen (1939)

 |  Drama  |  30 June 1941 (USA)
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A small, sedate British village is shocked when its residents begin receiving hate-filled diatribes, known as "poison pen letters".

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Flora Robson ...
Mary Rider
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Sam Hurrin
Ann Todd ...
Ann Rider
Geoffrey Toone ...
David
Reginald Tate ...
Rev. Rider
Belle Chrystall ...
Sucal Hurrin
Edward Chapman ...
Len Griffin
Edward Rigby ...
Badham
Athole Stewart ...
Mary Hinton ...
Mrs. Cashelton
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Peter Cashelton
Catherine Lacey ...
Connie Fateley
Wally Patch ...
Mr. Suggs
Ella Retford ...
Mrs. Suggs
Jean Clyde ...
Mrs. Griffin
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A small, sedate British village is shocked when its residents begin receiving hate-filled diatribes, known as "poison pen letters".

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Cartas que Matam  »

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Flora Delivers the Goods Again
10 June 2002 | by (London, or Hell as it's also known.) – See all my reviews

A gripping little drama about a village that is scandalised by a series of poison pen letters. Considering when it was made some of the accusations in the letters are pretty racy. Flora Robson is excellent as always. Although it's predictable the ending is great!


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