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Rake's Progress (1939)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  26 April 1939 (UK)
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A play on the life of John Wilkes, rake, scholar, wit, and man of fashion, who fought George III on the question of English liberty and won.

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Robert Harris ...
John Wilkes
William Fox ...
Humphrey Cotes, his friend
Laurence Hanray ...
George Kearsey, his printer (April) / Mr. Webb, Solicitor to the Treasury (May) (as Lawrence Hanray)
Stuart Latham ...
Matt Brown, his servant
Wyndham Goldie ...
Lord Temple, his patron
Martin Walker ...
The Duke of Grafton, Prime Minister
George Devine ...
Aubrey Dexter ...
Lord Egremont, Secretary of State
A.R. Whatmore ...
Rev. John Horne, a radical parson
Marjorie Bryce ...
Mrs. Catherine Macaulay
Edgar K. Bruce ...
Mr. Thomas, Marshal of the King's Bench Prison
Alan Hamilton ...
Captain Maclean
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Mrs. Mead, Wilkes's mother-in-law
Hilda Schroder ...
Polly, Wilkes's daughter
Ruby Head ...
Cathy, a maid
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A play on the life of John Wilkes, rake, scholar, wit, and man of fashion, who fought George III on the question of English liberty and won.

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