The Woman's Angle

The Woman's Angle is 1952 British drama film directed by Leslie Arliss and starring Edward Underdown, Cathy O'Donnell and Lois Maxwell.[2] It is based on the novel Three Cups of Coffee by Ruth Feiner.[3]

The Woman's Angle
Directed byLeslie Arliss
Produced byWalter C. Mycroft
Written byLeslie Arliss
Ruth Feiner (novel)
Mabbie Pool
Frederick Gotfurt (scenario editor)
StarringEdward Underdown
Cathy O'Donnell
Lois Maxwell
Claude Farell
Music byRobert Gill (musical score)
Louis Levy (musical director)
CinematographyErwin Hillier
Edited byE.B. Jarvis
Distributed byAssociated British-Pathé Ltd. (U.K.)
Release date
February 1952 (U.K.)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office£91,096 (UK)[1]


The film is the story of three love affairs of man who belongs to celebrated family of musicians, culminating in divorce and his final discovery of happiness.[2]



Arliss had been a fan of the novel since he read it in 1944.[4]

Critical reception

In The New York Times, Bosley Crowther thought the film "...a grim little sample of bad writing, bad acting and bad directing all around."[5]


  1. Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p 498
  2. "The Woman's Angle". Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  3. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter via Google Books.
  4. "He waited 7 years to do film". The Mail (Adelaide). 41, (2, 064). South Australia. 22 December 1951. p. 7 (SUNDAY MAGAZINE). Retrieved 26 October 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

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