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Bitter Harvest (1963)

A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?

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Jennie Jones
John Stride ...
Anne Cunningham ...
Ella
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Karl Denny
Vanda Godsell ...
Mrs. Pitt
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Mr. Pitt
Terence Alexander ...
Andy
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Rex
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Violet
William Lucas ...
David Medwin
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Nancy Medwin
Derek Francis ...
Mr. Jones
Mary Merrall ...
Aunt Louise
May Hallatt ...
Aunt Sarah
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Charles
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A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?

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She lived fast...and paid the price! See more »

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10 October 1963 (UK)  »

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Lustans skörd  »

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Bitter Harvest Theme
Music by Laurie Johnson (uncredited)
Played by Acker Bilk (as Mr. Acker Bilk)
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4 April 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews



This road-to-ruin melodrama is surprisingly watchable if you don't expect too much. The storyline is totally predictable, the characters little more than cliches, the colour lurid and I thought I detected some heavy-handed editing as 3rd-billed Alan Badell has only a few lines in a couple of scenes while uncredited Thora Hird (fresh from her triumph in "A Kind of Loving") has much more screentime as a grasping landlady.


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