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Waterloo Road (1945)

 -  Drama | Romance | War  -  5 February 1945 (UK)
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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

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Jim Colter
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Ted Purvis
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Dr. Montgomery
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Tillie Colter
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Ruby
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Mrs. Colter
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Tom Mason
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Mike Duggan
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Toni
Ben Williams ...
Cpl Lewis
Anna Konstam ...
May
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Vera Colter
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A drama set during WWII. A tale of adultery & desertion.

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Drama | Romance | War

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In the fight scene near the end of the film, Jim Colter (John Mills) pulls Ted Purvis' (Stewart Granger) jacket down over him arms to disable him. In a split second and a change of camera shot, dapper man about town Ted is wearing his jacket correctly again. See more »

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Who's Gonna Take You Home Tonight?
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Written by Michael Carr and Irwin Dash (as Lewis Ilda)
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A witty script helps make this propaganda palatable
5 July 2003 | by (Irlam, England) – See all my reviews



An agreeably told story of the domestic upheavals on the home front during the second world war. The cast is a good one: Stewart Granger, as the war dodging Romeo who makes a play for a neglected soldier's wife (Joy Shelton); Alastair Sim as the local g.p. on hand to offer his sage advice; George Carney as the lodger, trying to dodge the warring females in the household and happiest when he's with his pigeons; Beatrice Varley as the worried mother trying desperately to make ends meet and do right by her family; Alison Leggatt as the interfering sister-in-law and Vera Francis as the nosey sister. John Mills and Shelton hold the piece together as Mr and Mrs Ordinary Man and Woman, and there is a nice comic turn from Wylie Watson as a Tattooist. Best of all we have Jean Kent, wisecracking her way through the war as Toni, the discarded girlfriend of Granger, who's done very nicely thank you, having been set up in her own hairdressing business.


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