Showgirl (Shelley Winters) heads to Britain from America. Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn`t have many male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. Finally she tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife.
Famous Female Director Muriel Box directed this 1954 production, co-written by Peter Rodgers of â€œCarry
onâ€ fame, from a play by Roger Macdougall. A stellar cast of Shelley Winters, John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Wilfrid Hyde-White, mostly filmed in the UK.
A funny and well crafted production.
Shelley Winters – Myrtle La Mar
John Gregson – Tony Rapallo
Peggy Cummins – Dorothy Rapallo
Wilfrid Hyde-White – Mr. Starke
Mona Washbourne – Mid Wife Appleby
Hal Osmond – Livingstone Potts
Hartley Power – Cy Daniel
Maurice Kaufmann – Elmer the Pianist
John Warren – Waiter
Fred Berger – Furrier
Dorothy Bramhall – Starke’s secretary
Nicholas Parsons – Passport Official
Ronald Adam – Parsons
Martin Miller – Brodcynsky
Alfie Bass – Cab Driver
Year of Production 1954
Running Time: 82 mins approx
Black & White
Sound: Dual Mono