Main title from The Card (1952) (3). Based on the novel by Arnold Bennett

The Card

(1952)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy | 1h 31min |
U
| Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson | Director: Ronald Neame

A bright young clerk from the potteries finds many ingenious ways of improving his bank account and place in society

Lock Up Your Dollars and Doughnuts… here’s that man again!

Cast

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Promotional shot of distinguished British actor, Alec Guinness
Edward Henry ‘Denry’ Machin
Glynis Johns, in the dual role of Caroline/Miranda Trewella, strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot from Mad About Men (1954)
Ruth Earp
Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring Valerie Hobson
Countess of Chell
Petula Clark
Nellie Cotterill
Edward Chapman
Herbert Duncalf
Veronica Turleigh
Mrs Machin
George Devine
Mr H Calvert
Signed photograph of English actress, Joan Hickson. Picture reads ‘All good wishes, Joan Hickson’
Mrs Codleyn
Frank Pettingell
Police Superintendent
Gibb McLaughlin
Emery
Joey the Mule
Joey the Mule
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Reviews

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Pleasing period comedy with the star in a made-to-measure role and excellent production values. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from The Card (1952) (4). Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark
Main title from The Card (1952) (3). Based on the novel by Arnold Bennett
Main title from The Card (1952) (2). A Ronald Neame Production

Production

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Ronald Neame
Director
John Bryan
Producer
Arnold Bennett
Writer (novel)
Eric Ambler
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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The Card (1952) opening credits (2)
A Ronald Neame Production
Production company
British Film-Makers
Production company
J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company