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Director  Thornton Freeland
Genres  Comedy, Romance Film
Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

Produced by  Ian Dalrymple
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Country  United Kingdom
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Writer  Donald Bull, Ian Dalrymple, Arnold Bennett, Edward Knoblock
Release date  7 September 1949 (London, UK) 14 July 1950 (New York, USA)
Cast  Cecil Parker (Arthur Prohack), Dirk Bogarde (Charles Prohack), Hermione Baddeley (Eve Prohack), Sheila Sim (Mary Prohack), Glynis Johns (Mimi Warburton), Denholm Elliott (Oswald Morfrey)
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Tagline  Swept off his feet by a fortune

Dear mr prohack 1949


Dear Mr. Prohack is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Thornton Freeland. It is a modern-day version of Arnold Bennett's novel Mr Prohack, starring Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns and Dirk Bogarde.

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Plot

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A civil servant who is extremely frugal with the government's money, suddenly inherits a large fortune and becomes a spendthrift.

Cast

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Critical reception

  • The New York Times said, " it's an Arnold Bennett novel "modernized"—and it shows its age in this translation."
  • TV Guide said, " Mediocre comedy with an excellent cast, including Denholm Elliott in his debut."
  • Britmovie wrote, "Cecil Parker gives one of his best performances replicating his stage role."
  • References

    Dear Mr. Prohack Wikipedia
    Dear Mr. Prohack IMDb Dear Mr. Prohack themoviedb.org