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Love in Pawn (1953)

Not Rated | | Comedy
Comedy. A penniless couple Roger (Bernard Branden) & Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober & profitable life.

Director:

Charles Saunders

Writers:

Guy Morgan (screenplay), Humphrey Knight (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Braden Bernard Braden ... Roger Fox
Barbara Kelly ... Jean Fox
Reg Dixon Reg Dixon ... Albert Trusslove
Jeannie Carson Jeannie Carson ... Amber (as Jean Carson)
John Laurie ... Mr. McCutcheon
Laurence Naismith ... Uncle Amos
Walter Crisham ... Hilary Stitfall
Avice Landone ... Mrs. Trusslove
Dorothy Gordon ... Marlene
Alan Robinson Alan Robinson ... Bibcock
Tom Gill Tom Gill ... Fred Pollock
Hal Osmond Hal Osmond ... Burglar
Benita Lydal Benita Lydal ... Agatha Trumble (as Benita Lydel)
Ronnie Stevens ... Grocer
Kathleen Stuart Kathleen Stuart ... Natalie
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Comedy. A penniless couple Roger (Bernard Branden) & Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober & profitable life.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

The Pledge See more »

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Production Co:

Tempean Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Reg Dixon receives an 'introducing' credit. See more »

Soundtracks

The Sailor's Hornpipe
(uncredited)
Traditional
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Early curiosity for fan's of "On The Braden Beat"
30 April 2006 | by mountaingoat100See all my reviews

This was an unknown film to me before it turned up in the small hours on TV. For older viewers, Bernard Braden is remembered as a witty presenter, big in the 1960s, a contemporary of David Frost and a forerunner of (ugh) Esther Rantzen. Here, in 1953, he is paired with wife Barbara Kelly in a farce about a struggling artist (complete with goatee) as his wife living on a houseboat. To raise money she hocks him to a pawnbroker! His new family kind of like him, particularly daughter Jean Carson (before her move to America) who does what she can to seduce him. Soon the situation becomes a national sensation, as Kelly is reluctant to retrieve her now confused hubby. Farcial situations abound. The couple of lots of sharp, punning dialogue, presumably supplied by "additional" scripters, Frank Muir and Denis Noren. The real revelation here is Barbara Kelly who is vibrant and sexy (she has a hot scene posing for Braden). A pity she never had a significant film career. She did stick to Bernard though.


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