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A Home of Your Own (1964)

| Comedy | 1964 (UK)
Wordless comedy about the trials and tribulations which abound when a young couple attempt to build their dream home.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Cement Mixer
The Husband
Peter Butterworth ...
The Carpenter
The Stonemason
Bill Fraser ...
The Shop Steward
Norman Mitchell ...
The Foreman
The Architect
Fred Emney ...
The Mayor
Janet Brown
Gerald Campion
George Benson ...
Douglas Ives
Jack Melford
Thelma Ruby


Wordless comedy about the trials and tribulations which abound when a young couple attempt to build their dream home.

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Nothing Funnier In 40 Years
1 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie first run at the Guild Theater on 50th Street in New York, around the corner of Radio City Music Hall. It was the bottom half of a forgettable double bill with an Aldo Ray movie entitled Johnny Nobody.

My father, mother, sister and I wanted to go to the show at the Music Hall but it was sold out. So, we went to the Guild. We used to see the best comedies there...all of the Ealing comedies would play there...Carry On, I'm Alright, Jack...Kill or Cure, Two-Way Stretch, etc.

So we endure the first Aldo Ray movie and then A Home of Your Own begins and seriously, on my word of honor, we laughed so hard and so loud, that the Guild's usher threatened to throw us out of the theater. It rocked us so hard that we still...40 years later...consider it the funniest motion picture we have ever seen.

I recently contacted Gannet Films and they are considering a general video and DVD release possibly late 2005.

It would make my parents very happy as they are now well into their upper 80s! We've been looking for it for 40 years.

I can only imagine reading the script and laughing out loud.

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