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A Lady Mislaid

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Director  David MacDonald
Music director  Sydney John Kay
Country  United Kingdom
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
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Language  English
A Lady Mislaid A Lady Mislaid Wikipedia
Release date  1958 (1958)
Writer  Frederick Gotfurt, Kenneth Horne (play)
Screenplay  Kenneth Horne, Frederic Gotfurt
Cast  Phyllis Calvert (Esther Williams), Thorley Walters (Smith), Gillian Owen (Jennifer Williams), Richard Leech (George), Alan White (Sergeant Bullock)
Similar movies  Related David MacDonald movies

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A Lady Mislaid is a 1958 British comedy film directed by David MacDonald and starring Phyllis Calvert, Alan White and Thorley Walters. It is based on a 1948 play of the same name by Kenneth Horne.

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Plot

Esther (Phyllis Calvert) and her sister Jennifer (Gillian Owen) are spinsters on holiday in a remote country cottage. Things take a dramatic turn when a policeman (Alan White) calls, searching for the body of the former tenant's wife. When a human skeleton is unearthed in a chicken coup, the finger of suspicion points firmly at the previous occupant, Mr. Smith (Thorley Walters).

Cast

  • Esther Williams - Phyllis Calvert
  • Det. Sgt. Bullock - Alan White
  • Smith - Thorley Walters
  • Jennifer - Gillian Owen
  • George - Richard Leech
  • Mrs. Small - Constance Fraser
  • Betty - Sheila Shand Gibbs
  • Critical reception

    The Radio Times gave the film two out of five stars, and wrote, "A quaint idea and a decent cast make perfectly respectable entertainment out of an hour-long British programmer, but there's not much more to be said for it."

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    A Lady Mislaid Wikipedia
    A Lady Mislaid IMDb


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