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Dulcimer Street (1948)
"London Belongs to Me" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  7 November 1948 (USA)
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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. ... See full summary »

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Bill
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Ivor Barnard ...
Mr. Justice Plymme
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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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The first film of Ewen Solon. See more »

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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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Arranged by Debroy Somers
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Grand Hotel In a Boarding House
19 January 2007 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

Good but not great story of group of characters living in a London boarding house in 1938. The story begins well and then starts to meander all over the place with the ending so weird that it borders on the surreal. Standout performances by Alastair Sim, right around the time of A Christmas CAROL, and Faye Compton as the widow he entrances. Hugh Griffith pops in late in the film to chew the scenery and bring a few chuckles. The cinematography is good and a nightmare sequence reminds one of DEAD OF NIGHT. There is a warmth about the film, one that was made in 1948 and looks back at London ten years earlier, that should appeal to all Londoners as well as Anglophiles around the world. A good film for a rainy afternoon with a"cuppa" and a scone.


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