Hobson's Choice (1954)

Hobson's Choice
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 47mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jack Hildyard Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Peter Newbrook Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Peter D Taylor Editor n/a 172 7000001
Malcolm Arnold Music n/a 120781 8000001
Margaret Shipway Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000003
Adrian Pryce-Jones Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Norman Spencer Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Wynyard Browne Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Harold Brighouse Play as Source Material ("Hobson's Choice") 120972 4000004
John Palmer Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
Muir Mathieson Music Conductor n/a 120818 8000002
Wilfred Shingleton Art Director art direction 183 9000001
George Parleton Makeup n/a 353 13000005
John Cox Sound sound director 120816 14000001
Buster Ambler Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Red Law Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Tony Sforzini Makeup n/a 353 13000004
Gladys Atkinson Hair hairstyles 120794 13000003
Bill Hutchinson Assistant Art Director n/a 315 9000002
John Armstrong Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
Julia Squire Costume Supervisor n/a 120895 13000002
David Lean Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Norman Spencer Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Derek Blomfield Actor Freddy Beenstock 1 1000007
Helen Haye Actor Mrs Hepworth 1 1000008
Joseph Tomelty Actor Jim Heeler 1 1000009
Julien Mitchell Actor Sam Minns 1 1000010
Richard Wattis Actor Albert Prosser 1 1000006
Prunella Scales Actor Vicky Hobson 1 1000005
John Mills Actor Willie Mossop 1 1000002
Brenda de Banzie Actor Maggie Hobson 1 1000003
Daphne Anderson Actor Alice Hobson 1 1000004
Gibb McLaughlin Actor Tudsbury 1 1000011
Philip Stainton Actor Denton 1 1000012
Herbert C Walton Actor Printer 1 1000018
David Lean Director n/a 2 2000001
David Lean Producer n/a 3 3000001
Alexander Korda Producer n/a 3 3000002
Jack Howarth Actor Tubby Wadlow 1 1000017
Raymond Huntley Actor Nathaniel Beenstock 1 1000016
Dorothy Gordon Actor Ada Figgins 1 1000013
Madge Brindley Actor Mrs Figgins 1 1000014
John Laurie Actor Dr McFarlane 1 1000015
Charles Laughton Actor Henry Horatio Hobson 1 1000001
Synopsis
Henry Horatio Hobson is the prosperous owner of a boot shop and the father of three women. Hobson, a widower, refuses to consent to the marriage of any of his daughters in order to retain their help and dowries. His daughter Maggie defies him by marrying a bootmaker and setting up a rival shop which takes away most of her father's business.
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