Dear Octopus

(1943)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy, Drama | 1h 26min |
A
| Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding, Celia Johnson | Director: Harold French

Members of a well-to-do family reunite for Golden Wedding celebrations

Cast

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Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Penny Randolph
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Nicholas Randolph
British actor, Roland Culver
Felix Martin
Helen Haye
Dora Randolph
Photograph of English actress, Athene Seyler (1)
Aunt Belle
Jean Cadell
Vicar’s Wife
Frederick Leister
Charles Randolph
The Tenth Man (1936) opening credits featuring Antoinette Cellier
Antoinette Cellier
Hilda
Madge Compton
Marjorie
British actress Kathleen Harrison wears a striped blouse
Mrs Glossop
Ann Stephens
Scrap
Derek Lansiaux
Bill
Alistair Stewart
Joe
Evelyn Hall
Gertrude
Muriel George
Cook
Annie Esmond
Nannie
Arthur Denton
Mr Glossop
Pamela Western
Deirdre
Arty Ash
Burton
Autographed photograph of British actor, Graham Moffatt (1)
Fred the Chauffeur
Henry Morrell
Vicar
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Reviews

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Traditional upper-class British comedy drama, and very well done too, with opportunities for excellent character acting. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Celia Johnson (as Cynthia), Helen Haye (as Dora Randolph), Nora Swinburne (as Edna) and Frederick Leister (as Charles Randolph) (6)
Photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Margaret Lockwood (as Penny Randolph) and Michael Wilding (as Nicholas Randolph) (5)
Photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Basil Radford (as Kenneth) and Margaret Lockwood (as Penny Randolph) (4)
Publicity photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Celia Johnson (as Cynthia) (3)
Spanish poster for Dear Octopus (1943) (1)
Australian poster for Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Michael Wilding and Margaret Lockwood (1)
Photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) featuring Michael Wilding (as Nicholas Randolph) and Margaret Lockwood (as Penny Randolph) (2)
Poster for Dear Octopus (1943) (2)
Poster for Dear Octopus (1943) (1)
Photograph from Dear Octopus (1943) (1)
Lobby card from Dear Octopus (1943) (4)
Lobby card from Dear Octopus (1943) (3)
Lobby card from Dear Octopus (1943) (2)
Lobby card from Dear Octopus (1943) (1)

Production

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Harold French
Director
Edward Black
Producer
Patrick Kirwan
Writer
R J Minney
Writer
Esther McCracken
Writer (adaptation)
Dodie Smith
Writer (play)

Also known as

The Randolph Family (USA)