Call It a Day

Overview

Call It a Day is a Warner Bros. attempt at British light comedy. Nothing much happens of any consequence in this story of a day in the life of a typical middle-class London family, headed by accountant Ian Hunter. The husband is tempted by a seductress Marcia Ralston, the wife Freda Inescourt tries but fails to have a "fling" herself, the daughter Olivia De Havilland throws herself at a married artist Walter Woolf King, and all is set aright before the sun goes down. The film's funniest moments belong to droll ...
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Overview

Call It a Day is a Warner Bros. attempt at British light comedy. Nothing much happens of any consequence in this story of a day in the life of a typical middle-class London family, headed by accountant Ian Hunter. The husband is tempted by a seductress Marcia Ralston, the wife Freda Inescourt tries but fails to have a "fling" herself, the daughter Olivia De Havilland throws herself at a married artist Walter Woolf King, and all is set aright before the sun goes down. The film's funniest moments belong to droll Roland Young and sharp-tongued Alice Brady. Call it a Day was adapted from Dodie Smith's gossamer-thin stage play.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 883316222102
  • Original Release: 1937
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,525

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Olivia de Havilland Catherine Hilton
Ian Hunter Roger Hilton
Anita Louise Joan Collett
Alice Brady Muriel West
Roland Young Frank Haines
Frieda Inescort Dorothy Hilton
Bonita Granville Ann Hilton
Peggy Wood Ethel Francis
Marcia Ralston Beatrice Gwynn
Walter Woolf King Paul Francis
Peter Willes Martin
Robert A'Dair Butler
May Beatty Landlady
Sidney Bracey Flower Shop Owner
Elsa Buchanan Vera
Mary Field Elsie Lester
Leyland Hodgson Sir Harold
Beryl Mercer Cook
Una O'Connor Charwoman
Jack Richardson Grocery Store Owner
Louise Stanley Girl on Bus
Cecil Weston Beatrice's Maid
Technical Credits
Archie Mayo Director
Henry Blanke Producer
James Gibbon Editor
Ernest Haller Cinematographer
Casey Robinson Screenwriter
Hal B. Wallis Producer
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