For Better, For Worse

For Better, For Worse

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Boasting some of post-war Britain's most accomplished screen stars, this gentle, romantic comedy charts the tribulations of a materially challenged but deeply loving young couple. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Cecil Parker and Dennis Price, For Better, For Worse is co-scripted and directed by Oscar-nominated Jack Lee-Thompson, and received two BAFTA nominations in 1954. The film is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer in its original aspect ratio from original film elements.

When impoverished young graduate Tony Howard proposes to Anne Purves in the cinema, he is readily accepted. Her father listens patiently to Tony when he asks for his daughter's hand, but upon receiving far from satisfactory answers to the usual father-in-law questions, he agrees to the marriage only on the condition that Tony finds both a job and a flat...

Cast In Alphabetical Order

Athene Seyler as Miss Mainbrace Cecil Parker as Anne's Father Charles Victor as Fred Dennis Price as Debenham Dirk Bogarde as Tony Howard Edwin Styles as Anne's Boss Eileen Herlie as Anne's Mother George Woodbridge as Alf James Hayter as The Plumber Mary Law as Girl in the Office. Peter Jones as Car Salesman Pia Terri as Mrs. Debenham Sidney James as The Foreman Susan Stephen as Anne Purves Thora Hird as Mrs. Doyle


Directed by J. Lee Thompson Produced by Kenneth Harper Screenplay by J. Lee Thompson Based on the play by Arthur Watkyn Released 1954 Running Time 80 minutes.

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Film Images ©1954 Studiocanal Films Ltd

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