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A Lady Surrenders (1944)

Love Story (original title)
When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left. On taking her first holiday, she meets Kit Firth, a pilot on leave... See full summary »

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Judy
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Tom Tanner
Reginald Purdell ...
Albert
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Ray
A.E. Matthews ...
Col. Pitt Smith
Josephine Middleton ...
Mrs. Pitt Smith
Beatrice Varley ...
Miss Rossiter
Laurence Hanray ...
Angus Rossiter
Bryan Herbert ...
Stuttering Cornish Fisherman (as Brian Herbert)
Roy Emerton ...
Cornish Fisherman
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Carol
Sidney Beer ...
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When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left. On taking her first holiday, she meets Kit Firth, a pilot on leave, because his future vision may disappear due to a bomb explosion while he was in active service. Kit Firth is searching for a rare mineral Britian needs in the war effort. When there is an explosion at the local tin mine, Kit and several others are trapped, but due to his knowledge of the mine workings, he leads the others to safety. But his greatest challenge is to come, when he has to undergo an operation, that hopefully may keep him from going blind. This operation has a slim chance of being successful. This video is available in VHS PAL format under the series named, "The Margaret Lockwood Collection". Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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20 November 1944 (UK)  »

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The character of Judy Martin and her development of an outdoor theatre for a performance of "The Tempest" is based on the activities of Rowena Cade (1893 - 1983) and the Minack Theatre in Cornwall. Cade developed the MInack Theatre and produced the first performance of "The Tempest" there in 1932. The actual Minack Theatre was used as a location for the film. See more »

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a very first film
13 February 2003 | by (montreal canada) – See all my reviews

this is the first film i saw more then 50 years ago..it was the first british film shown in montreal after the war in 1945...I would like to see this film again..but it is not showing on t.v.and they dont'have it in the video store..the music I have never forgot..a memorable film ..a great love story ..it made me a fan of stewart granger..margaret lockwood and patricia roc.


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