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The David Lean Film:This Happy Breed


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Robert Newton Celia Johnson John Mills Kay Walsh
Stanley Holloway NOEL COWARD 'S cavalcade of the ups and downs of the Gibbons family of 17, Sycamore Road,
Clapham from the 1918 Armistice up to the troubled days of 1939. One of the most famous and successful films from British studios during the Second World War, This Happy Breed remains a classic portrait of a typical London family during the two decades, and continued the fruitful association between Coward and David Lean.
Written and produced by NOEL COWARD
Directed by DAVID LEAN
(In Which We Serve at 4.5 pm) 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Celia Johnson
Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Kay Walsh
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: David Lean.
Produced By: Noel Coward
Directed By: David Lean
Frank Gibbons: Robert Newton
Ethel Gibbons: Celia Johnson
Billy Mitchell: John Mills
Queenie Gibbons: Kay Walsh
Bob Mitchell: Stanley Holloway
Mrs Flint: Amy Veness
Aunt Sylvia: Alison Leggatt
Vi: Eileen Erskine
Reg: John Blythe
Sam Leadbitter: Guy Verney
Edie: Merle Tottenham
Phyllis: Betty Fleetwood

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The David Lean Film:This Happy Breed

BBC Two England, 27 December 1986 14.15

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