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Film Matinee: Major Barbara

Synopsis

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A season of films featuring celebrated performances by Britain's most distinguished actors starring Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton, Emlyn Williams, Sybil Thorndike, Deborah Kerr

The ironic comedy of the rich girl who joins the Salvation Army to save souls, but is disillusioned when the Army is willing to take money from her wealthy armaments manufacturer father.

Films: page 15

Contributors

Screenplay/Based on his own play: George Bernard Shaw
Produced and directed by: Gabriel Pascal
Major Barbara Undershaft: Wendy Hiller
Adolphus Cusino: Rex Harrison
Andrew Undershaft: Robert Morley
Bill Walker: Robert Newton
Snobby Price: Emlyn Williams
Mrs Baines: Sybil Thorndike
Jenny Hill: Deborah Kerr






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