CastMai Zetterling (Valerie Martin), Herbert Lom (Dominic Danges), Richard Attenborough (Pierre Bonnet), Hermione Baddeley (Mme. Louise Menstrier), Nicholas Hannen (François), Olaf Pooley (Cheri, male secretary) WriterMoie Charles, Maurice Dekobra (novel), Guy Morgan, Nick Salamon (adaptation) Similar moviesThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Fault in Our Stars, Manhattan, On the Road, \'71, Moulin Rouge!
Hell is sold out 1951 trailer
Hell Is Sold Out is a 1951 British drama film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Mai Zetterling, Herbert Lom and Richard Attenborough. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Maurice Dekobra.
The French Resistance novelist Domenic Danges returns unexpectedly to find a Swedish girl Valerie, posing as his widow. She has also published a novel under his name, which is now a bestseller. A love triangle develops when a fellow prisoner falls in love with Valerie. A woman who publishes a book under the name of a man believed to be long dead.
Mai Zetterling as Valerie Martin
Herbert Lom as Dominic Danges
Richard Attenborough as Pierre Bonnet
Hermione Baddeley as Mme. Louise Menstrier
Nicholas Hannen as François
Olaf Pooley as Cheri, male secretary
Eric Pohlmann as Louis, the proprietor
Kathleen Byron as Arlette de Balzamann
Joan Young as Mrs. Gertrude de Montfort Cole
Althea Orr as Mrs. Eunice Weinhardt
Virginia Bedard as Mrs. Irma Reinhardt
Joan Hickson as Hortense, the housekeeper
The film is on Blu-ray. Amazon.com released the film on DVD on 31 August 2010.
TV Guide wrote, "despite the portentous title, this is a farce, and a good one at that."