The Hireling | 1972

Drama
Steven Ledbetter is the dutiful chauffeur of widowed British socialite Lady Helen Franklin. As Ledbetter helps Lady Franklin to overcome her mentally fragile state, he falls in love with her, but their differences in ...more
Director: Alan Bridges
Stars: Sarah Miles
Awards: 4 wins | full awards »

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World Film Services Ltd

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Synopsis

Steven Ledbetter is the dutiful chauffeur of widowed British socialite Lady Helen Franklin. As Ledbetter helps Lady Franklin to overcome her mentally fragile state, he falls in love with her, but their differences in social standing seem to prevent any chance of a romance. Meanwhile, war veteran and rising politician Capt. Hugh Cantrip becomes involved with Lady Franklin, leading to a tense situation in her stately household.

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