The Spanish Gardener | 1956 | Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley

The Spanish Gardener | 1956 | Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley

Adapted from AJ Cronin’s novel, The Spanish Gardener is the story of a minor diplomat, played by Michael Hordern, who becomes increasingly jealous of the relationship that develops between his son (Jon Whiteley) and the Spanish gardener (Dirk Bogarde) hired for the estate. With acclaimed music from composer John Veale and fine supporting roles for Cyril Cusack and Maureen Swanson.

production details
UK | 97 minutes | 1956

Writer: John Bryan
Novel: A.J. Cronin
Screenplay: Lesley Storm
Director: Philip Leacock
Production Design: Maurice Carter
Director Of Photography: Christopher Challis
Unit Publicist: Jean Osborne
Second Assistant Director: Charles Hammond
Editor: Reginald Mills
Producer: John Bryan
Original Music Composer: John Veale

Dirk Bogarde as Jose
Jon Whiteley as Nicholas
Michael Hordern as Harrington Brande
Cyril Cusack as Garcia
Geoffrey Keen as Dr Harvey
Maureen Swanson as Maria
Lyndon Brook as Robert Burton
Josephine Griffin as Carol Burton
Bernard Lee as Leighton Bailey



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