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The Halfway House

(1944)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 1h 35min |
A
| Stars: Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns, Tom Walls | Directors: Basil Dearden, Alberto Cavalcanti

Overnight guests at an inn find it was bombed a year before and they have all been given a supernatural chance to reconsider their lives

The Story of a Ghostly Inn

Cast

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Glynis Johns, in the dual role of Caroline/Miranda Trewella, strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot from Mad About Men (1954)
Gwyneth, his daughter
Tom Walls
Capt Meadows
Françoise Rosay
Alice Meadows
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Esmond Knight
David Davies
Photograph of British actor, Guy Middleton (1)
Fortescue
Alfred Drayton
Oakley
Valerie White
Jill French
Richard Bird
Sqn Ldr French
Sally Ann Howes
Joanna, their daughter
Philippa Hiatt
Margaret
Pat McGrath
Terence
C V France
The Solicitor
Roland Pertwee
Prison Governor
Eliot Makeham
The Dresser
John Boxer
The Doctor
Rachel Thomas
The Landlady
Joss Ambler
Pinsent
Jack Jones
Welsh Porter
Moses Jones
Welsh Porter
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Reviews

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Interesting pattern play that would have benefited from lighter handling. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Screenshot from The Halfway House (1944) (1). Cardiff
Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (11). Distributed by ABFD
Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (10). Associate Producer Alberto Cavalcanti, directed by Basil Dearden
Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (9). Produced by Michael Balcon
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Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (5). Screenplay by Angus Macphail and Diana Morgan
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Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (2). Françoise Rosay (in her first British film), Tom Walls, Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns, Alfred Drayton
Main title from The Halfway House (1944) (1). Ealing Studios present

Production

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Basil Dearden
Director
Alberto Cavalcanti
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
Angus MacPhail [as Angus Macphail]
Writer (screenplay)
Denis Ogden [as Angus Macphail]
Writer (suggested by the play ‘The Peaceful Inn’ by)

Companies

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Ealing Studios
Production company
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Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company