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Director  Herbert Wilcox
Music director  Anthony Collins
Duration  
Language  English
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Cinematography  Mutz Greenbaum
Country  United Kingdom
The Courtneys of Curzon Street movie poster
Release date  April 11, 1947
Writer  Nicholas Phipps, Florence Tranter (story)
Cast  Michael Wilding (Sir Edward Courtney), Anna Neagle (Kate O'Halloran), Gladys Young, Daphne Slater (Cynthia Carmody), Jack Watling (Teddy Courtney)
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The Courtneys of Curzon Street (also titled The Courtney Affair or Kathys' Love Affair, in the U.S.) is a 1947 British drama film starring Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding.

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The film is one of the most seen British films of all time, with 15.9 million tickets sold at the cinema.

Plot

The son of a baronet shocks class-conscious 1900 British society by marrying an Irish servant. The film chronicles 45 years in their lives together and apart, through the Boer War and WWI and WWII.

Production

It was originally known as Scarlet and Pure Gold. The film was produced at the Shepperton Film Studios in Surrey. The title was changed when the film was released in the U.S. and in other countries', having been screened in many European countries and Scandinavia.

The Courtneys of Curzon Street - Wikipedia

Box Office

It was the most popular film at the British box office for 1947.

Cast

  • Anna Neagle as Kate O'Halloran
  • Michael Wilding as Sir Edward Courtney
  • Gladys Young as Lady Courtney
  • Daphne Slater as Cynthia Carmody
  • Jack Watling as Teddy Courtney
  • Michael Medwin as Teddy Courtney
  • Edgar Norfolk as Mr. R.
  • G. H. Mulcaster as Sir Edward Courtney Sr.
  • Coral Browne as Valerie
  • Alice Gachet as Louise
  • Helen Cherry as Mary Courtney
  • Ethel O'Shea as Mrs. O'Halloran
  • Terry Randall as Pam
  • Thora Hird as Maud
  • Nicholas Phipps as Phipps
  • Bernard Lee as Colonel Gascoyne
  • Max Kirby as Algy Longworth
  • Percy Walsh as Sir Frank Murchison
  • Critical reception

  • Film4.com called it an "entertaining romantic saga spanning three generations."
  • The New York Times wrote, "the romantic drama creaks soggily through three generations."
  • the courtneys of curzon street out on dvd 09 09 2013


    References

    The Courtneys of Curzon Street Wikipedia
    The Courtneys of Curzon Street IMDb The Courtneys of Curzon Street themoviedb.org


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