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Cash on Delivery (1954)

To Dorothy a Son (original title)
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York ... See full summary »

Director:

Muriel Box

Writers:

Roger MacDougall (play), Peter Rogers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shelley Winters ... Myrtle La Mar
John Gregson ... Tony Rapallo
Peggy Cummins ... Dorothy Rapallo
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Mr. Starke
Mona Washbourne ... Mid Wife Appleby.
Hal Osmond Hal Osmond ... Livingstone Potts
Hartley Power Hartley Power ... Cy Daniel
Maurice Kaufmann ... Elmer the Pianist
John Warren John Warren ... Waiter
Fred Berger Fred Berger ... Furrier
Dorothy Bramhall Dorothy Bramhall ... Starke's secretary
Nicholas Parsons Nicholas Parsons ... Passport Official
Ronald Adam ... Parsons
Martin Miller Martin Miller ... Brodcynsky
Alfie Bass ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1954 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cash on Delivery See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Welbeck-Gina See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Muriel Box, who directed this film, was sister in law to Betty E. Box, who was married to Peter Rogers who produced this film. See more »

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Soundtracks

GIVE ME A MAN
Music and Lyrics by Paddy Roberts
Sung by Shelley Winters
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A Fun Delightful Movie
9 April 2004 | by jazzybillSee all my reviews

I am a huge fan of Shelley Winters and I must say I really enjoyed this movie "To Dorothy A Son". It is a fun delightful movie and one of her best from the 1950's.Most of the movie takes place in England. Shelley Winters has to travel from New York City to England to find her EX-Husband.When she arrives in England the fun just begins. It is funny what she has to go through just to find him. When she finally finds him the fun only begins. You must watch for yourself to see how the movie plays out. If your a Shelley Winters fan you will truely enjoy this movie! Its a great classic movie in Black and White for the entire family to watch.


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