Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (4). By William Douglas-Home

The Chiltern Hundreds

(1949)

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| Film | B&W | Comedy, Romance | 1h 24min |
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| Stars: Cecil Parker, A E Matthews, David Tomlinson | Director: John Paddy Carstairs
Wednesday at 12.05pm on Talking Pictures TV

An aged earl is bewildered when his son fails to be elected to parliament as a socialist, but his butler gets in as a Tory

One of the Merriest Comedies of the Season!

Cast

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British actor Cecil Parker wears a suit, tie and pocket square
Benjamin Beecham
A E Matthews
Lord Lister
David Tomlinson
Lord Tony Pym
Lana Morris
Bessie Sykes
Marjorie Fielding
Lady Lister
Tom Macaulay
Cleghorn
Joyce Carey
Lady Caroline
Helen Backlin
June Farrell
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Reviews

(1)

Satisfactory filming of an amusing stage comedy, with the aged A E Matthews repeating his delightful, if irrelevant, act as the dotty earl. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (12). Brussels, May 1945
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (11). Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (10). Produced by George H Brown
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (9)
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (8)
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (7)
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (6)
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (5). Marjorie Fielding, Tom Macaulay, Joyce Carey, Helen Backlin
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (4). By William Douglas-Home
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (3). Cecil Parker, A E Matthews, David Tomlinson, Lana Morris in
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (2). Two Cities Films. Executive producer Earl St John
Main title from The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) (1)

Production

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John Paddy Carstairs
Director
George H Brown
Producer
William Douglas-Home
Writer
Patrick Kirwan
Writer

Companies

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George H. Brown Productions
Production company
The Chiltern Hundreds (1949) opening credits (2)
Two Cities Films
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company