Esther Waters

Esther Waters

Director: Ian Dalrymple, Peter Proud

Cast: Ian Dalrymple, Peter Proud, Kathleen Ryan, Dirk Bogarde

     
 

In this costume melodrama, a virginal maid is impregnated by the footman in the household where they work. He offers to marry her, but then suddenly disappears with another woman. The next few years of the woman's life are spent trying to eke out a living for her and her son. Once again she meets the footman, who has now become a successful bookie. The two finally… See more details below

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In this costume melodrama, a virginal maid is impregnated by the footman in the household where they work. He offers to marry her, but then suddenly disappears with another woman. The next few years of the woman's life are spent trying to eke out a living for her and her son. Once again she meets the footman, who has now become a successful bookie. The two finally marry and lead a happy life until he falls sick, bets all their money on a losing horse, and expires before the fateful race concludes. Once again the woman and her son are impoverished.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/01/2013
UPC:
0089859883323
Original Release:
1948
Source:
Vci Video
Sales rank:
79,133

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kathleen Ryan Esther Waters
Dirk Bogarde William Latch
Cyril Cusack Fred Parsons
Ivor Barnard Mr. Randall
Fay Compton Mrs. Barfield
Margaret Diamond Sarah
Mary Clare Mrs. Latch
Julian D'Albie Mr. Barfield
Shelagh Fraser Margaret Gale
Harry Ross Joe Evans
Philip Ashley Actor
Nuna Davey Actor
Morland Graham Mr. Ketley
Duncan Lewis Butcher
Beryl Measor Mrs. Spires
Barbara Shaw Mistress
Margaret Withers Miss Grover
George Hayes Journeyman

Technical Credits
Ian Dalrymple Director,Producer
Peter Proud Director,Producer
H.E. Fowle Cinematographer
Michael Gordon Screenwriter
Gordon Jacob Score Composer
C.M. Pennington-Richards Cinematographer
Brereton Porter Editor
Fred Pusey Art Director
William Rose Screenwriter
Gerard Tyrrell Screenwriter

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