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Quiet Wedding (1941)

A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.

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Janet Royd
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Dallas Chaytor
Marjorie Fielding ...
Mildred Royd
A.E. Matthews ...
Arthur Royd
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Aunt Mary
Jean Cadell ...
Aunt Florence
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Marcia
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John Royd
Sydney King ...
Denys (as Sidney King)
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Flower Lisle
Frank Cellier ...
Mr. Clayton
Roland Culver ...
Boofy Ponsonby
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Marcia's Husband
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Miranda
Margaret Halstan ...
Lady Yeldham
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A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.

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21 April 1941 (UK)  »

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Boda sosegada  »

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Connections

Remade as Happy Is the Bride (1958) See more »

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It Was a Lover and His Lass
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Music by Thomas Morley
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Nothing Startling, But Charming
18 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

Margaret Rutherford is to be married to Derek Farr. The stresses of planning and getting to the blessed event threaten their hopes of a quiet wedding.

Director Anthony Asquith directs from a script by Anatole de Grunwald and Terrence Rattigan. The ins and outs and stresses are not new to the dedicated film watcher, but it is a charming movie, with a very able cast. If you check down the list of players, you'll see small roles for Margaret Rutherford, Bernard Miles and even Terry-Thomas as an extra. Although it is based on a stage play by Esther McCracken, it has been transferred ably to the screen with a couple of nicely offered montages.

Although the story of a wedding almost destroyed by the stresses of a big wedding are not new, this is a fine addition to the pleasant assortment of films on the subject.


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