Franchise Affair, The | 1951 | Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray

Franchise Affair, The | 1951 | Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray

Mystery starring Dulcie Gray and Marjorie Fielding as a mother and daughter who are accused by 15-year-old Ann Stephens of kidnapping and beating her to force her to become their servant. The police build up a case which country solicitor Michael Denison enthusiastically sets out to disprove in spite of the strong feeling in town against the two women.

production details

UK | 88 minutes | 1951

Screenplay: Robert Hall, Lawrence Huntington
Novel: Josephine Tey
Director: Lawrence Huntington
Editor: Clifford Boote
Director Of Photography: Günther Krampf
Producer: Robert Hall
Original Music Composer: Philip Green

cast
Michael Denison as Robert Blair
Dulcie Gray as Marion Sharpe
Anthony Nicholls as Kevin McDermott
Marjorie Fielding as Mrs. Sharpe
Athene Seyler as Aunt Lin
John Bailey as John Bailey … Det Insp Grant
Ann Stephens as Betty Kane
Hy Hazell as Mrs. Chadwick
Kenneth More as Stanley Peters
Avice Landone as Mrs. Wynn
Maureen Glynne as Rose Glynn
Peter Jones as Bernard Chadwick
Moultrie Kelsall as Judge
Martin Boddey as Insp. Hallam
Patrick Troughton as Bill Brough
Hugh Moxey as Counsel for prosecution
John Warwick as Carley
Ernest Jay as Ramsden
Everley Gregg as Mrs. Jarrett
Ambrosine Phillpotts as Miss Spence
Harold Lang as Bus inspector
John Forrest as Leslis Wynn
Jean Anderson as Miss Tuff

 

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