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Something Money Can't Buy (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 10 October 1953 (USA)
A British Army Officer returns to civilian life after WWII. He finds that his wife is running a successful employment agency so he must become a "house husband". He doesn't find this at all... See full summary »

Director:

Pat Jackson

Writers:

J.L. Hodson (screenplay) (as James Lansdale Hodson), J.L. Hodson (story) (as James Lansdale Hodson) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Roc ... Anne Wilding
Anthony Steel ... Captain Harry Wilding
Moira Lister ... Diana Haverstock
A.E. Matthews ... Lord Haverstock
David Hutcheson David Hutcheson ... Buster
Michael Trubshawe ... Willy
Diane Hart ... Joan
Charles Victor Charles Victor ... Borough Treasurer
Henry Edwards ... Gerald Forbes
Mary Hinton Mary Hinton ... Mrs. Forbes
Joss Ambler Joss Ambler ... Mr. Burton - the auctioneer
Michael Brennan Michael Brennan ... Fairground boss
Helen Goss ... Mrs. Lindstrom
D.A. Clarke-Smith D.A. Clarke-Smith ... Critic
Mara Lane ... Film Star
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Storyline

A British Army Officer returns to civilian life after WWII. He finds that his wife is running a successful employment agency so he must become a "house husband". He doesn't find this at all easy, so he gets together with some of his ex-army pals and they try to start a catering company. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The Screen Discovers a NEW Romantic Team...

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hôtesse d'une nuit See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

During the making of the film, Patricia Roc and Anthony Steel had an affair and conceived a child. Roc's husband, French director André Thomas, was unable to have children, and accepted paternity of their son. See more »

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Sid's Mum: The way some of these nurses talk, you'd think having a baby was as easy as getting a parcel COD.
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Soundtracks

Such Is My Love For You
Performed by Carroll Gibbons and His Orchestra
Music by Nino Rota (uncredited)
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uninspiring rom com
23 October 2017 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Anthony Steel was best in action films as that made one forget his wooden acting style.A light comedian he is not.So the film starts out with a big negative.The script seems to include every type of domestic dispute that would become the staple fare of television sit coms in the coming decades.However a husband and wife bickering is not my idea of comedy.


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