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The Late Film: Pretty Polly


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Hayley Mills
Trevor Howard with Shashi Kapoor
Plain, bespectacled Polly Barlow leaves the suburban shop where she works to go on a world cruise as an unpaid companion to her rich and vulgar aunt Mrs Innes -Hook. But the latter's untimely death suddenly puts Polly in possession of a considerable sum of money. A transformation is about to take place.
Based on the story by NOËL coward Produced by GEORGE W. GEORGE. FRANK GRANAT
Directed by GUY GREEN , Films: page IT


Unknown: Hayley Mills
Unknown: Trevor Howard
Unknown: Shashi Kapoor
Unknown: Polly Barlow
Unknown: Mrs Innes
Unknown: Keith Waterhouse
Unknown: Willis Hall
Story By: Noël Coward
Produced By: George W. George.
Produced By: Frank Granat
Directed By: Guy Green
Polly Barlow: Hayley Mills
Robert Hook: Trevor Howard
Amaz: Shashi Kapoor
Mrs Innes-Hook: Brenda de Banzie
Rick Preston: Dick Patterson
Lorelei: Kalen Liu
Critch: Peter Bayliss
Miss Gudgeon: Patricia Routledge
Mrs Barlow: Dorothy Alison

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