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The Little Hut (1957)

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Three people, Susan and Philip Ashlow and Henry Brittingham-Brett are washed ashore on a deserted island after a shipwreck. Henry is Susan's lover. Since the island is filled with things to... See full summary »

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Lady Susan Ashlow
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Sir Philip Ashlow
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Henry Brittingham-Brett
Walter Chiari ...
Mario
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The Rev. Bertram Brittingham-Brett
Jean Cadell ...
Mrs. Hermione Brittingham-Brett
Jack Lambert ...
Capt. MacWalt
Henry Oscar ...
Mr. Trollope
Viola Lyel ...
Miss Edwards
Jaron Yaltan ...
Indian Gentleman
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Three people, Susan and Philip Ashlow and Henry Brittingham-Brett are washed ashore on a deserted island after a shipwreck. Henry is Susan's lover. Since the island is filled with things to eat, they can concentrate on the love triangle between the men and the woman. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Comedy | Romance

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26 August 1957 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Die kleine Hütte  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Oswald Morris says in his memoirs he was asked to be DOP. See more »

Quotes

Lady Susan Ashlow: Any man that tells the world that his wife is incapable of having a lover deserves to suffer.
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Version of La petite hutte (1966) See more »

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The Little Hut
Lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and Marcel Stellman
Music by Peggy Cochrane
Sung by Henri Salvador (uncredited)
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The unknown story of a script
11 November 2006 | by (Barcelona (Catalonia)) – See all my reviews

The script of "The little hut" was written by the French writer André Roussin (1911-1987), based on his play "La petite hutte"(1947). Both play and script are, in fact, a plagiarism of another play in Catalan, written by the novelist and play writer Carles Soldevila (1892-1967), "Civilitzats tanmateix" ("Nevertheless civilized")(1921). This play was known in France much before the robbery of Roussin, through a translation by Adolphe de Faigairolle and Francesc Presas, published in 1927 in the magazine "Candide". Recently "Civilitzats tanmateix" has become a musical by Albert Guinovart, with the title of "Paradís" (Paradise).


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