Quiet Weekend

(1946)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy | 1h 30min |
U
| Stars: Derek Farr, Frank Cellier, Marjorie Fielding | Director: Harold French

The Royds spend a weekend at their country cottage and get involved with poachers

The Royd family go down from town for a relaxing weekend in the their cottage in the country.

Denys brings with him his girlfriend Rowena, but sparks fly between the city girl and Denys’s young cousin, Miranda.

The menfolk meanwhile engage in a spot of salmon poaching...

Cast

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British actor Derek Farr wears a jacket and tie.  Picture is autographed ’To David Good luck, Derek Farr’
Denys Royd
Frank Cellier
Adrian Barrasford
Marjorie Fielding
Mildred Royd
George Thorpe
Arthur Royd
Barbara White
Miranda Bute
Helen Shingler
Rowena Hyde
Edward Rigby
Sam Pecker
Josephine Wilson
Mary Jarrow
Gwynne Whitby
Marcia Brent
Ballard Berkeley
Jim Brent
Judith Furse
Ella Spender
Pat Field
Sally Spender
Hélène Burls
Bella
George Merritt
Police Sergeant
Christopher Steele
Vicar
Mary Martlew
Elena
Conway Palmer
Paul Perry
Richard George
Lorry Driver
Brian Weske
Johnnie
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Reviews

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Trivial and poorly made sequel, not up to the standard of Quiet Wedding as a comic study of British types. (Halliwell’s)

Film clips

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Main title from Quiet Weekend (1946).  The Royds spend a weekend at their country cottage and get involved with poachers

Quiet Weekend (1946) opening credits

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Main title from Quiet Weekend (1946). The Royds spend a weekend at their country cottage and get involved with poachers.

Denys (Derek Farr) and Rowena (Helen Schingler) have their romantic time together spoiled by ‘rain’ – courtesy of Miranda (Barbara White)

Denys and Rowena are caught in the ‘rain’

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Denys (Derek Farr) and Rowena (Helen Schingler) have their romantic time together spoiled by ‘rain’ – courtesy of Miranda (Barbara White).

The Royds’ family picnic fails to take in to account the great British weather

England in summer is perfect for picknicking

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The Royds’ family picnic fails to take in to account the great British weather.

See also

Pictures

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Quiet Weekend DVD from from Network and The British Film.  DVD cover features Derek Farr as Denys Royd and Barbara White as Miranda.
Frank Cellier (as Adrian Barrasford), George Thorpe (as Arthur Royd) and Barbara White (as Miranda Bute) in a screenshot from Quiet Weekend (1946) (3)
Derek Farr (as Denys Royd), Barbara White (as Miranda Bute) and Helen Shingler (as Rowena Hyde) in a screenshot from Quiet Weekend (1946) (2)
Main title from Quiet Weekend (1946)
Derek Farr (as Denys Royd) and Barbara White (as Miranda Bute) in a screenshot from Quiet Weekend (1946) (1)
Derek Farr (as Denys Royd) and Barbara White (as Miranda Bute) in a pressbook for Quiet Weekend (1946) (2)
Pressbook for Quiet Weekend (1946) (1)
Poster for Quiet Weekend (1946) (1)

Production

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Harold French
Director
Warwick Ward
Producer
Esther McCracken
Writer (play)
Stephen Black
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)
Production company
Pathé Pictures Ltd.
Distribution company