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Director  Vernon Sewell
Music director  Robert Sharples
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Language  English
6.5/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Screenplay  R. F. Delderfield
Country  United Kingdom
Where Theres a Will (1955 film) movie poster
Release date  March 1955
Writer  R.F. Delderfield (play), R.F. Delderfield (screenplay)
Cast  Kathleen Harrison, George Cole, Leslie Dwyer, Ann Hanslip
Similar movies  Related Vernon Sewell movies

Where There's a Will is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Kathleen Harrison, George Cole, Leslie Dwyer and Michael Shepley. A family from east London take over a farm in the Devon countryside. The screenplay was written by R. F. Delderfield who adapted one of his own plays.

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Synopsis

When their Uncle dies without leaving a will, his farm passes to his three London nephew and nieces. While two of them wish to sell the place the third, Fred Slater, has ideas of setting up as a farmer. Facing the hostility of his family, and some of the locals, he attempts to improve the farm before its mortgage is called in.

Cast

  • Kathleen Harrison as Annie Yeo
  • George Cole as Fred Slater
  • Leslie Dwyer as Alfie Brewer
  • Ann Hanslip as June Hodge
  • Michael Shepley as Mr Cogent
  • Dandy Nichols as Maud Hodge
  • Thelma Ruby as Amy Slater
  • Norman Macowan as Cagey
  • Hugh Morton as Arscott
  • Edward Lexy as Mafeking
  • Edward Woodward as Ralph Stokes
  • Philip Ray as Squire Stokes
  • Sam Kydd as Jeep driver
  • Bill Shine as Porter
  • Critical reception

    TV Guide called it a "harmless comedy with some charming touches."

    References

    Where There's a Will (1955 film) Wikipedia
    Where Theres a Will (1955 film) IMDbWhere Theres a Will (1955 film) themoviedb.org


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