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This Is My Street (1964)

A bored housewife has an affair with her mother's lodger. When he dumps her, she attempts suicide, which brings everyone to their senses.


Sidney Hayers


Bill MacIlwraith (screenplay), Nan Maynard (adapted from the novel "This is my Street" by)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Hendry ... Harry King
June Ritchie ... Margery Graham
Avice Landone ... Lily (as Avice Landon)
Meredith Edwards ... Steve
Madge Ryan ... Kitty
John Hurt ... Charlie
Annette Andre ... Jinny
Philippa Gail Philippa Gail ... Maureen
Mike Pratt ... Sid Graham
Tom Adams ... Paul
Hilda Fenemore Hilda Fenemore ... Doris
Susan Burnet Susan Burnet ... Phyllis
Robert Bruce ... Mark
John Bluthal ... Joe
Carl Bernard Carl Bernard ... Fred


A bored housewife has an affair with her mother's lodger. When he dumps her, she attempts suicide, which brings everyone to their senses.

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In the movie, Annette Andre and Mike Pratt are related through marriage. Five years later will be business partners in My Partner the Ghost (1969) . See more »


Margery Graham: Must you use a tea cloth, Sid? There's a towel over there. And isn't it about time you had a bath?
Margery Graham: [they sit down to eat] Must you sit in your vest?
Sid Graham: Nice to be home , innit?
Margery Graham: Home? More like a hovel. And you make it worse sitting there like that.
Sid Graham: Had a hard day at the shop, have you? I can always tell.
Margery Graham: I don't seem to have any appetite.
Sid Graham: 'Ere, tell you what we'll do; go down the Wellington, 'ave a noggin together. That'll bring the old sparkle back. Mum can babysit. She likes watching the telly.
Margery Graham: That ...
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Referenced in Undergrunnen (1966) See more »

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A throwback to the films of the forties and fifties
4 April 2017 | by MOscarbradleySee all my reviews

This slice of so-called British realism came after a slew of really outstanding kitchen-sink dramas and was really something of a let-down. As directed by the lack-lustre Sidney Hayers it's more of a throwback to the British films of the forties and fifties, watchable certainly but nothing to get excited about. It's also let down by the highly inadequate performance of the pretty but vacant June Ritchie, cast here as the unhappily married housewife seduced by randy neighbour Ian Hendry. He's excellent, certainly a lot better than his material. However, none of the supporting cast, including a very young John Hurt, make much of an impression.

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Release Date:

29 May 1964 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Emeis oi amartoloi See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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