Main title from The Franchise Affair (1951) (1)

The Franchise Affair


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| Film | B&W | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller | 1h 28min |
| Stars: Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls | Director: Lawrence Huntington

A young girl accuses two gentlewomen of kidnapping and ill-treating her

A New and Unusual British Suspense Thriller!

Cast (25)

Michael Denison (as Henry Brodrick) in a photograph from Hungry Hill (1947) (14)
Robert Blair
Signed photo of British actress, Dulcie Gray.  Picture reads ’Sincerely, Dulcie Gray’
Marion Sharpe
Anthony Nicholls
Kevin McDermott
Marjorie Fielding
Mrs Sharpe
Athene Seyler
Aunt Lin
John Bailey
Det Insp Grant
Ann Stephens
Betty Kane
Hy Hazell
Mrs Chadwick
British actor Kenneth More wears an open-necked checked shirt and watch in a casual publicity photo
Stanley Peters
Avice Landone
Mrs Wynn
Maureen Glynne
Rose Glynn
Peter Jones
Bernard Chadwick
Moultrie Kelsall
Martin Boddey
Inspector Hallam
Patrick Troughton
Bill Brough
Hugh Moxey
Counsel for prosecution
John Warwick
Ernest Jay
Everley Gregg
Mrs Jarrett
Ambrosine Phillpotts
Miss Spence
Jean Anderson
Miss Tuff
Harold Lang
Bus inspector
John Forrest
Leslis Wynn
Lawrence Ray
Victor Maddern
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Unusual and absorbing mystery based on a true 18th-century case; the treatment however is rather too mild. (Halliwell’s)


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Lawrence Huntington
Director / Writer
Robert Hall


Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)
Production company
Associated British-Pathé
Distribution company