Main title from The Rake’s Progress (1945) (2)

The Rake’s Progress


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Romance | 1h 50min |
| Stars: Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Godfrey Tearle | Director: Sidney Gilliat

The career of a cheerful ne’er-do-well playboy of the thirties

Cast (17)

Autographed photograph of British actor Rex Harrison from the 1948 film, Escape
Vivian Kenway
Lilli Palmer
Rikki Krausner
Godfrey Tearle
Colonel Robert Kenway
As Charlie Kent, a confidence trickster in the Corfield-Huth production ‘Look Before You Love’, Griffith Jones gives a wonderful display of unscrupulous crookedness with a public school accent
Sandy Duncan
Margaret Johnston
Jennifer Calthorp
Guy Middleton
British actress Jean Kent in a publicity shot for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)
Jill Duncan
Marie Lohr
Lady Angela Parks
The Vicar of Bray (1937) opening credits (10)
Garry Marsh
Sir Hubert Parks
David Horne
Sir John Brockley
Alan Wheatley
Brefni O’Rorke
John Salew
Charles Victor
Old Sweat
Jan Van Loewen
Patric Curwen
Signed photograph of English actress, Joan Hickson. Picture reads ‘All good wishes, Joan Hickson’
Miss Parker
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Main title from The Rake’s Progress (1945) (2)


Sidney Gilliat
Director / Producer / Writer
Frank Launder
Val Valentine

Also known as

Notorious Gentleman


Independent Producers
Production company
Individual Pictures
Production company
Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
Distribution company
Eagle-Lion Distributors Limited
Distribution company