Where There's a Will (1955 film)
Where There's a Will is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Kathleen Harrison, George Cole, Leslie Dwyer and Michael Shepley. A family from east London take over a farm in the Devon countryside. The screenplay was written by R. F. Delderfield who adapted one of his own plays.
|Where There's a Will|
George Cole and Dandy Nichols
|Directed by||Vernon Sewell|
|Produced by||George Maynard|
|Written by||R. F. Delderfield (play and screenplay)|
|Starring||Kathleen Harrison |
|Music by||Robert Sharples|
|Edited by||Peter Rolfe Johnson|
|Distributed by||Eros Films|
When their uncle dies without leaving a will, his farm passes to his three London nephew and nieces. While two of them wish to sell the place the third, Alfie Brewer, has ideas of setting up as a farmer. Facing the hostility of his family, and some of the locals, he attempts to improve the farm before its mortgage is called in.
- Kathleen Harrison as Annie Yeo
- George Cole as Fred Slater
- Leslie Dwyer as Alfie Brewer
- Ann Hanslip as June Hodge
- Michael Shepley as Mr Cogent
- Dandy Nichols as Maud Hodge
- Thelma Ruby as Amy Slater
- Norman Macowan as Cagey
- Hugh Morton as Arscott
- Edward Lexy as Mafeking
- Edward Woodward as Ralph Stokes
- Philip Ray as Squire Stokes
- Sam Kydd as Jeep driver
- Bill Shine (actor) as Porter
TV Guide called it a "harmless comedy with some charming touches."
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | WHERE THERE'S A WILL (1955)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
- "Where There's A Will Review". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 30 May 2014.