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Love on the Dole
     

Love on the Dole

Director: John Baxter

Cast: Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, Geoffrey Hibbert

 
Filmed in the North Country of England, this is a film noir set in the 1930s as a family struggles with poverty and unemployment. Depressing and realistic, it portrays the lengths to which a family can go in order to survive., though there is some humor interlaced to keep the bleakness under control. The beautiful, sepia-tinted photography enhances the portrayals,

Overview

Filmed in the North Country of England, this is a film noir set in the 1930s as a family struggles with poverty and unemployment. Depressing and realistic, it portrays the lengths to which a family can go in order to survive., though there is some humor interlaced to keep the bleakness under control. The beautiful, sepia-tinted photography enhances the portrayals, which are excellent.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/30/2007
UPC:
0018619758335
Original Release:
1941
Rating:
NR
Source:
Jef Films
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:34:00
Sales rank:
70,460

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Deborah Kerr Sally Hardcastle
Clifford Evans Larry Meath
Geoffrey Hibbert Harry Hardcastle
Mary Merrall Mrs. Hardcastle
George Carney Mr. Hardcastle
Joyce Howard Helen Hawkins
Frank Cellier Sam Grundy
Martin Walker Ned Narkey
Maire O'Neill Mrs. Dorbell
Iris Vandeleur Mrs. Nattle
Marie Ault Mrs. Jilke
Marjorie Rhodes Mrs. Bull
Charles Williams Bill Simmons
Dennis Wyndham Jim
Peter Gawthorne Police Inspector
Terry Conlin Actor
A. Bromley Davenport Pawnbroker
Muriel George Landlady
Philip Godfrey Actor
Kenneth Griffith Tom Hare
Charles Groves Actor
James Harcourt Actor
Jordan Lawrence Actor
John Slater Jackson

Technical Credits
John Baxter Director,Producer
Richard Addinsell Score Composer
Barbara K. Emary Screenwriter
Walter Greenwood Screenwriter
Michael Chorlton Editor
R. Holmes Paul Art Director
James Wilson Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Love on the Dole
1. Opening [11:14]
2. Clothing Club [10:27]
3. Waiting for Him [11:30]
4. Leaving Work [8:07]
5. The Park [6:04]
6. Going Out [9:09]
7. Lunch Time [7:45]
8. Talk to Me [5:33]
9. Work Strike [7:53]
10. My Marriage [8:14]
11. Visiting [7:18]
12. The End [:37]

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