Quiet Wedding

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| Film | | UK | B&W | Comedy | 1h 20min
Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr, A E Matthews

Wedding preparations are complicated by family guests

Dallas Chaytor and Janet Boyd become engaged and decide to have a low-key wedding. Their friends and family, however, have other ideas, causing Janet to become doubtful about the whole idea of marriage. Will the loving couple ever make it up the aisle for their quiet wedding?

Production was halted five times when bombs fell on the studio.

Reviews (1)

A semi-classic British stage comedy is admirably filmed with a splendid cast. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (23)

Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Janet Royd
British actor Derek Farr wears a jacket and tie.  Picture is autographed ’To David Good luck, Derek Farr’
Dallas Chaytor
A E Matthews
Arthur Royd
Marjorie Fielding
Mildred Royd
Athene Seyler
Aunt Mary
Jean Cadell
Aunt Florence
Margaretta Scott
Marcia
David Tomlinson
John Royd
Sidney King
Denys
Sydney King
Denys
Peggy Ashcroft
Flower Lisle
Frank Cellier
Mr Clayton
British actor, Roland Culver
Boofy Ponsonby
Michael Shepley
Marcia’s Husband
A publicity shot for British actress, Muriel Pavlow.  Signed ‘Best wishes, Muriel Pavlow’
Miranda
Margaret Halstan
Lady Yeldham
Roddy Hughes
Vicar
O B Clarence
First Magistrate
Wally Patch
Magistrate
British comedy actress, Margaret Rutherford as Nurse Carey in Mad About Men (1954)
Magistrate
Martita Hunt
Mme Mirelle
Charles Carson
Mr Johnson
Bernard Miles
PC
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News (2)

Photograph of British actress, Muriel Pavlow
Muriel Pavlow, British actress, dies
Date posted
Muriel Pavlow, the British actress and wife of Derek Farr, who starred in Reach for the Sky, Malta Story and Doctor at Large dies aged 97.
Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave in a scene from The Lady Vanishes (1938) in the BFI’s promotional booklet for their 2008 Margaret Lockwood season.  Page reads: ‘Lockwood was Britain’s favourite female star throughout most of the 1940s bringing verve and glamour to a war-weary nation.  Josephine Botting looks back over her career and reveals a highly versatile actress.’
Margaret Lockwood season at the BFI in January 2008
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BFI Southbank dedicates a season to British actress Margaret Lockwood, with an extended run of The Lady Vanishes and rare screenings.

Trivia (1)

Production was halted five times when bombs fell on the studio.

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Director

Anthony Asquith

Producer

Paul Soskin

Writer

(play)

Production company


Paul Soskin Productions

Pictures (14)

Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) in a photograph from Quiet Wedding (1941) (7)
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (7) | Margaret Lockwood
Pressbook for Quiet Wedding (1941) (2)
Quiet Wedding (1941) pressbook (2)
Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) in a photograph from Quiet Wedding (1941) (6)
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (6) | Margaret Lockwood
Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) and Derek Farr (as Dallas Chaytor) in a photograph from Quiet Wedding (1941) (5)
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (5) | Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr
Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) in a photograph from Quiet Wedding (1941) (4)
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (4) | Margaret Lockwood
Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) in a screenshot from Quiet Wedding (1941) (3)
Quiet Wedding (1941) screenshot (3) | Margaret Lockwood
Derek Farr (as Dallas Chaytor) and Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) in a screenshot from Quiet Wedding (1941) (2)
Quiet Wedding (1941) screenshot (2) | Derek Farr, Margaret Lockwood
Poster for Quiet Wedding (1941) (4)
Quiet Wedding (1941) poster (4)
Main title from Quiet Wedding (1941)
Quiet Wedding (1941) opening credits
Belgian poster for Quiet Wedding (1941) (1)
Quiet Wedding (1941) Belgian poster (1)
Margaret Lockwood and A E Matthews walk up the aisle as Derek Farr looks on in a photograph from Quiet Wedding
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (3)
Margaret Lockwood (as Janet Royd) and Derek Farr (as Dallas Chaytor) in a photograph from Quiet Wedding (1941) (2)
Quiet Wedding (1941) photograph (2) | Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr
Pressbook for Quiet Wedding (1941) (1)
Quiet Wedding (1941) pressbook (1)
Poster for Quiet Wedding (1941) (2)
Quiet Wedding (1941) poster (2)

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