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|There Was a Young Lady|
|Directed by||Lawrence Huntington|
|Produced by||A.R. Rawlinson |
Ernest G. Roy
|Written by||Vernon Harris |
|Starring||Michael Denison |
|Music by||Wilfred Burns|
|Edited by||Joseph Sterling|
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service (UK)|
There Was a Young Lady is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Lawrence Huntington and starring Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray and Sydney Tafler. It was made at Nettlefold Studios. Huntington had been a prominent director in the 1940s but after this film he dropped into making second features. The film marked the screen debut of Geraldine McEwan as dim-witted secretary Irene.
Super-efficient secretary Elizabeth Foster (Dulcie Gray) walks out of her office and straight into a smash and grab robbery. Kidnapped by the gang and taken to their mansion hideout, she attempts to foil their criminal plans.
- Michael Denison as David Walsh
- Dulcie Gray as Elizabeth Foster
- Sydney Tafler as Johnny
- Charles Farrell as Arthur
- Geraldine McEwan as Irene
- Marcel Poncin as 1st Jeweller
- Robert Adair as Basher
- Tommy Duggan as A.R. Weatherspoon
- Bill Shine as Charlie, Duke of Chiddingford
- Bill Owen as Joe
- Kenneth Connor as Tom Bass
- Basil Dignam as 2nd Jeweller
- Ben Williams as Man delivering safe
- Chibnall & MacFarlane p.148
- "Geraldine McEwan". BFI.
- "There Was a Young Lady – review | cast and crew, movie star rating and where to watch film on TV and online". Radio Times.
- "There Was A Young Lady | TV Guide". TVGuide.com.
- Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.
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