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Esther Waters

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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 ...
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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2013
  • UPC: 089859883323
  • Original Release: 1948
  • Source: Vci Video
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,272

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
Nuna Davey
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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