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Quiet Wedding (1941)

A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.

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Anthony Asquith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Lockwood ... Janet Royd
Derek Farr ... Dallas Chaytor
Marjorie Fielding Marjorie Fielding ... Mildred Royd
A.E. Matthews A.E. Matthews ... Arthur Royd
Athene Seyler ... Aunt Mary
Jean Cadell Jean Cadell ... Aunt Florence
Margaretta Scott ... Marcia
David Tomlinson ... John Royd
Sydney King Sydney King ... Denys (as Sidney King)
Peggy Ashcroft ... Flower Lisle
Frank Cellier Frank Cellier ... Mr. Clayton
Roland Culver ... Boofy Ponsonby
Michael Shepley ... Marcia's Husband
Muriel Pavlow ... Miranda
Margaret Halstan Margaret Halstan ... Lady Yeldham
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A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 1941 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Boda sosegada See more »

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Paul Soskin Productions See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Remade as Happy Is the Bride (1958) See more »

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It Was a Lover and His Lass
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Music by Thomas Morley
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Lovely Margaret Assisted To The Altar by Her Acting Friends
1 October 2008 | by howardmorleySee all my reviews

The style of acting throughout this filmed stage play by Esther McCracken, is British 1930s "anyone for tennis" type comedy/ farce.Margaret looks absolutely gorgeous and is ably assisted in her route to the altar by her familiar company of actors who appeared with her in some other films.

The ones I spotted immediately were: A.E. Mathews (The Man in Grey 1943 & Love Story 1944), Margaretta Scott (Girl in the News 1940), Roland Culver (Give us the Moon 1944), Roddy Hughes (A Girl Must Live 1939), Wally Patch (Bank Holiday (1938) Martita Hunt (A Girl Must Live 1939 & The Man in Grey 1943) and the actor who played Derek Farr's father - Mr Chator played in (Give us the Moon 1944).Thus all the company overact disgracefully!!

There is not much of a plot apart from seeing Margaret and Derek's wedding nerves and watching everyone dashing about and misunderstanding people and things in true farce style.Bernard Miles plays a dim constable, Margaret Rutherford and "inspired casting" cockney Wally Patch, play magistrates but of course its all played for laughs.I smiled when during one of their premarital spats Derek slapped Margaret on the face and the audible reaction from her is exactly the same as she would later perform when Patricia Roc slapped her in "The Wicked Lady" (1945).In the opening cricket scene, if I had been captain, I would never have put on the pathetic looking bowler.His style of delivery had no pace and he seemed to come to a halt at the crease after his run-up before delivering the ball with an incorrect bowling line.So consequently he was hit for two successive sixes by Derek Farr!

I rated this film 7/10.


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