MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,053 this week

The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

 -  Drama  -  4 November 1955 (USA)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 65 users  
Reviews: 8 user

Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Dana Wynter obituary
| The Guardian - Film News
Music in the movies: Elmer Bernstein
| Den of Geek

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 7753 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 16 May 2012
 
a list of 883 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 8566 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

The View from Pompey's Head (1955) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The View from Pompey's Head.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man dreams he committed murder, then begins to suspect it was real.

Director: Maxwell Shane
Stars: Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran
Crime | Film-Noir | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.

Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.

Director: Philip Dunne
Stars: Elvis Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld
Triangle (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Todd Pearson Is A Teacher That Takes A "Hands-On" Approach With His Students And Colleagues!

Director: Bernard Glasser
Stars: Dana Wynter, Paul Richards, Charles Robinson
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Charles Martin
Stars: Dana Wynter, Raymond St. Jacques, Kevin McCarthy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Egan ...
Anson 'Sonny' Page
...
Dinah Blackford Higgins
...
Michael "Mickey" / "Mico" Higgins
...
Garvin Wales
Marjorie Rambeau ...
Lucy Devereaux Wales
Dorothy Patrick ...
Meg Page
Rosemarie Stack ...
Kit Robbins Garrick (as Rosemarie Bowe)
...
Ian Garrick
Ruby Goodwin ...
Esther
Pamela Stufflebeam ...
Julia Higgins
Evelyn Rudie ...
Cecily Higgins
Howard Wendell ...
John Duncan
Dayton Lummis ...
Charles Barlowe
Edit

Storyline

Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and embittered, whose royalties have apparently never reached him. Back in his native South, Page finds himself immediately exposed to what he had fled : racial and class prejudices. But he also meets his former love, Dinah, now married to go-getter uncouth businessman Mickey Higgins. Will he find out whatever happened to 2,000 dollars in rights Wales did not cash? Will Dinah and Anson renew their love story? Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Do you think I go walking on the beach for the exercise? See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 November 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le train du dernier retour  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dana Wynter was said to have remarked, "I have a difficult time remembering this film, especially when fans tell me they have enjoyed it, because of the fact it had a different title in just about every country it played in." See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Still remember after 44 years !
28 April 1999 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 11 years old. It was a love story that has never left me. When Dana Wynter says, "Oh Sonny, I loved you so," I just cried and cried. I felt then, I would have some sort of sadness in my love life and later on, I did!


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
View From Pompey's Head diego-24
ON DVD? GraniteEagle
Discuss The View from Pompey's Head (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?