Poet's Pub

Poet's Pub is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Frederick Wilson and based on the 1929 novel by Eric Linklater. The film was one of four of David Rawnsley's Aquila Films that used his proposed "independent frame" technique. It was made at Pinewood Studios.

Poet's Pub
Directed byFrederick Wilson
Produced byDonald B. Wilson
Written byEric Linklater (novel)
Diana Morgan
StarringDerek Bond
Rona Anderson
James Robertson Justice
Joyce Grenfell
Maurice Denham
Music byClifton Parker
CinematographyBill Allan
Arthur Ibbetson
George Stretton
Edited byPeter Bezencenet
Aquila Film
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
5 July 1949
Running time
79 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


An Oxford poet is convinced to become manager of the Pelican Pub, after complaining about the food and service.



The film features actors viewing a combined radiogram television receiver made by Alba in 1948.

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