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Where There's a Will (1955)

| Comedy | March 1955 (UK)
A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The rest of the family don't want to leave London but the father insists and off they go, to face the unknown.

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Kathleen Harrison ...
Annie Yeo
George Cole ...
Fred Slater
Leslie Dwyer ...
Alfie Brewer
Ann Hanslip ...
June Hodge
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Mr. Cogent
Dandy Nichols ...
Maud Hodge
Thelma Ruby ...
Amy Slater
Norman Macowan ...
Cagey
Hugh Morton ...
Lawyer Arscott
Edward Lexy ...
Mafeking Brewer
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Ralph Stokes
Philip Ray ...
Squire Stokes
Sam Kydd ...
Jeep driver
Bill Shine ...
Porter
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A Cockney family inherit a ramshackle Devon farm. The rest of the family don't want to leave London but the father insists and off they go, to face the unknown. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The first film of Edward Woodward. See more »

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Remake of Follow the Plough (1953) See more »

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What A Cast!
17 September 2009 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This Britsih B film from the 50s has a fantastic cast.Firstly there is Kathleen Harrison.She always plays the same part,a soft hearted put upon and often self sacrificing woman.Then Edward Woodward in his film debut.There are 3 actors who would become famous in years to come on TV.Leslie Dwyer(Hi De Hi),Dandy Nichols(the silly moo in Till Death Us Do Part)and Geoorge Cole ,here in his "Flash Harry" guise but of course most famous for Arthur Daly.In the supporting cast there is Sam Kydd and Bill Shine.The film itself is one of those films where the plot surrounds a missing will.It is eventually found in the most unlikely place you could think of.So whilst the film is rather unoriginal much pleasure is gained by watching all these familiar faces at work.


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