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I Believe in You (1952)

Approved | | Drama | 24 July 1952 (Sweden)
A drama about parole officers to follow the successful Ealing police story of _Blue Lamp, The (1950)_. Various sub-plots follow the parole officers and their charges.

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Phipps
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Matty
Harry Fowler ...
Hooker
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Norma
George Relph ...
Mr. Dove
Godfrey Tearle ...
Mr. Pyke
Ernest Jay ...
Mr. Quayle
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Jordie
Stanley Escane ...
Buck
Cyril Waites ...
Dai
Ursula Howells ...
Hon. Ursula
Sidney James ...
Sergeant Body
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Miss Macklin
Ada Reeve ...
Mrs. Crockett
Brenda de Banzie ...
Mrs. Hooker (as Brenda De Banzie)
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A drama about parole officers to follow the successful Ealing police story of _Blue Lamp, The (1950)_. Various sub-plots follow the parole officers and their charges.

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24 July 1952 (Sweden)  »

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Acredito em Ti  »

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(Gaumont Kalee Recording) (RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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John Orchard's first film. See more »

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Social comment on '50's England
23 September 2001 | by (italy) – See all my reviews

When this film was made England was still a society divided by class, one's accent, manners, clothes and speech defined one's background and determined one's future.

England was still recovering from WWII, many parts of London were still bomb sites, some food was still on ration, especially sweets, and although the manufacturer's catalogues were full of wonderful items that they were making, many were "For Export Only", essentially to the United States in payment for war loans.

Against this background of priviledge; for the upper class probation officer; and the difficult working class origins of the probationees; all set in war-ravaged London with as fine a collection of actors that could be assembled; I Believe in You is a minor classic of its time,one of the earliest films depicting real people and their problems rather than the glamourous lives of the movies the propaganda ministries wanted us to see.

Many of the outdoor locations show parts of London never before seen on the big screen, and these too provide interest for anyone interested in locations of movies.


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