The Browning Version


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama |
| Stars: Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Nigel Patrick | Director: Anthony Asquith
2nd May at 5.35pm on Talking Pictures TV

Retiring through ill health, a classics master finds that he is hated by his unfaithful wife, his headmaster and his pupils. An unexpected act of kindness gives him courage to face the future


British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Andrew Crocker-Harris
British actress Jean Kent in a publicity shot for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)
Millie Crocker-Harris
British actor Nigel Patrick, dressed in jacket and tie, smokes a cigarette
Frank Hunter
Ten Little Indians (1965) opening credits (13) | Wilfrid Hyde White
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Dr Frobisher
Brian Smith
Bill Travers
Ronald Howard
Paul Medland
Ivan Samson
Lord Baxter
Josephine Middleton
Mrs Frobisher
Peter Jones
Sarah Lawson
Betty Carstairs
Scott Harrold
Rev Williamson
Judith Furse
Mrs Williamson
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A rather thin extension of a one-act play, capped by a thank-you speech that is wildly out of character. Dialogue and settings are smooth, but the actors are not really happy with their roles. (Halliwell’s)


Michael Redgrave (as Andrew Crocker-Harri) in a DVD cover of The Browning Version (1951) (1)
Video cover from The Browning Version (1951) (1)
Pressbook for The Browning Version (1951) (1)
The Browning Version DVD with Michael Redgrave from Second Sight Films, 2007
Michael Redgrave (as Andrew Crocker-Harri) and Jean Kent (as Millie Crocker-Harri) in a DVD cover of The Browning Version (1951) (2)
Michael Redgrave (as Andrew Crocker-Harri) in a Chinese DVD cover of The Browning Version (1951) (1)


Anthony Asquith
Teddy Baird
Terence Rattigan
Writer / Writer (screenplay)