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Dulcimer Street (1948)

London Belongs to Me (original title)
Percy Boon lives with his mother in a shared rented house with an assortment of characters in central London. Although well intentioned, Percy becomes mixed up with gangsters and a murder. ... See full summary »

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Headlam Fynne
Eleanor Summerfield ...
The Blonde
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Ivor Barnard ...
Mr. Justice Plymme
Cecil Trouncer ...
Mr. Henry Wassall
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Percy Boon lives with his mother in a shared rented house with an assortment of characters in central London. Although well intentioned, Percy becomes mixed up with gangsters and a murder. The story focuses on the effects this has on Percy and the other residents. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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7 November 1948 (USA)  »

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Dulcimer Street  »

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Despite being blatantly named as Myrna Watson during the film, Eleanor Summerfield's character is listed in the credits as simply 'The Blonde'. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Squales: [to himself looking in mirror] Can you do such a thing? Yes, you can.
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Version of London Belongs to Me (1977) See more »

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Savoy Christmas Medley
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Traditional
Arranged by Debroy Somers
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Entertaining but eccentric
4 July 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film seems by turn to be a comedy,a drama,a romantic film,and a horror film.There are so many different styles in this film.Likewise the acting,from the restrained Wylie Watson to the wildly over the top Alistair Sim and Hugh Griffiths.You then add in the nightmare suffered by Richard Attenborough whilst awaiting trial,which seems to have been inspired by Dead Of Night.At times this film feels as if it has been written by such diverse talents as Noel Coward and Terence Ratigan.Attenborough as usual plays a bit of a coward and it is really hard to sympathise with his predicament.A really strange film.Although quite long it nevertheless holds the viewer as you don't know what is going to happen next.


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