Main title from Kipps (1941) (2). Twentieth Century Fox presents Kipps, by H G Wells

Kipps

(1941)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy, Drama | 1h 51min |
U
| Stars: Philip Frost, Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard | Director: Carol Reed

In 1906, a draper’s assistant comes into money and tries to crash society

Cast (22)

Philip Frost
Kipps
British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Kipps – as a man
Diana Wynyard
Helen Walshingham
Diana Calderwood
Ann Pornick
Glamorous British film star Phyllis Calvert wears a shawl as she smokes a cigarette.  A 1940s studio publicity photo for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945).
Ann Pornick
Arthur Riscoe
Chitterlow
Max Adrian
Chester Coote
Helen Haye
Mrs Walshingham
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Ronnie Walshingham
Lloyd Pearson
Shalford
Edward Rigby
Buggins
Mackenzie Ward
Pearce
Brighton Rock (1948) opening credits (3)
Hermione Baddeley
Miss Mergle
Betty Ann Davies
Flo Bates
Arthur Denton
Carshot
Betty Jardine
Doris
Frank Pettingell
Old Kipps
Beatrice Varley
Mrs Kipps
George Carney
Old Pornick
Irene Browne
Mrs Bindon-Botting
Peter Graves
Sidney Revel
Viscount Castlerosse
Man in Bath Chair
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Reviews

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Charming, unassuming film of a well-loved novel, later musicalised as Half a Sixpence. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Kipps (1941) (2). Twentieth Century Fox presents Kipps, by H G Wells

Production

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British director Carol Reed, perhaps best known for his work on The Third Man (1949)
Director
Edward Black
Producer
H G Wells
Writer
Sidney Gilliat
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Twentieth Century Fox
Production company
Kipps (1941) opening credits (2)
Twentieth Century Fox Film Company
Distribution company