Main title from The Root of All Evil (1947)

The Root of All Evil

(1947)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama | 1h 50min |
A
| Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Michael Rennie, John McCallum | Director: Brock Williams

A jilted woman becomes unscrupulous in business in order to get even with her ex-boyfriend

Cast (18)

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).
Jeckie
Photography of Michael Rennie, British actor, wearing a jacket and tie
Charles Mortimer
John McCallum
Bartle
Brefni O’Rorke
Farnish
Moore Marriott
Scholes
Lovely Hazel Court, British actress, who starred starred recently as Joan Huggett in Holiday Camp (1947) and as Helena Forsythe in My Sister and I (1948).  Picture reads ’Good Luck, Hazel Court’.
Rushie
Arthur Young
Grice
Reginald Purdell
Perkins
Hubert Gregg
Albert
Stewart Rome
Sir George
George Carney
Bowser
Pat Hicks
Lucy
George Merritt
Landlord
Rory MacDermot
Overthwaite
Maureen Moore
Mrs Scholes
Bryan Herbert
Stubley
Ellis Irving
Auctioneer
Diana Decker
Pam
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Pictures

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Main title from The Root of All Evil (1947)

Production

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Brock Williams
Director / Writer
Harold Huth
Producer
J S Fletcher
Writer

Companies

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Gainsborough Pictures
Production company