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Here Come the Huggetts (1948)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 23 December 1950 (USA)
The return of the Huggett family. After first meeting the family at the Holiday Camp, this is on the home front. The Huggetts are about to have their first telephone installed. In today's ... See full summary »

Director:

Ken Annakin

Writers:

Mabel Constanduros (screenplay), Denis Constanduros (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Warner ... Joe Huggett, Father
Kathleen Harrison ... Ethel Huggett, Mother
Jane Hylton ... Jane Huggett
Susan Shaw ... Susan Huggett
Petula Clark ... Pet Huggett
Diana Dors ... Diana Hopkins
Jimmy Hanley ... Jimmy Gardner
Peter Hammond ... Peter Hawtry
David Tomlinson ... Harold Hinchley
John Blythe ... Gowan
Amy Veness Amy Veness ... Grandma Huggett
Dandy Nichols ... Aunt Edie
Doris Hare Doris Hare ... Mrs. Fisher
Clive Morton ... Mr. Campbell
Alison Leggatt Alison Leggatt ... Miss Perks
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The return of the Huggett family. After first meeting the family at the Holiday Camp, this is on the home front. The Huggetts are about to have their first telephone installed. In today's high technology age, it is an interesting look at the late 40s, when all this was brand new. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1950 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Gainsborough Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (BAF Sound System)

Color:

Black and White (archive material)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Opening credits: All characters and events in this picture are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events, or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits introduce 'The Huggett Family' - Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Jane Hylton, Susan Shaw and Petula Clark See more »

Connections

Featured in The Day Begins Early (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Walking Backwards
by Jack Fishman and Peter Hart
sung by The George Mitchell Singers (as the George Mitchell Choir)
Conducted by George Mitchell (uncredited)
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Another nugget from the Huggetts
8 October 2006 | by SpondonmanSee all my reviews

Another nice little entry in this short series (2/4), this one starts with the installation in the Huggetts' semi of that new-fangled contraption, the telephone. Then "little" cousin Di comes to stay for a while, bringing all manner of problems with her.

Various stories unfold concerning the family and friends, the plottiest threads being about Dad and his job as foreman at Campbell's and Jane's vacillating romances. But centre-stage for most of the time was young Diana Dors, well made use of here as decoration, but also showing she had some promising talents ... as a actress too. Mum felt sorry for her but Dad only wanted to give her a helping hand in the right place (or was that foot?). Pet got to sing Walking Backwards, in fact pity there wasn't some more as it was a decent choral arrangement too, whilst even the Royal Wedding got a humorous look-in.

Lovely harmless fluff and pleasant time-filling stuff.


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