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Hobson's Choice (1931)

65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Henry Hobson runs a successful boot-maker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford. A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to run the lives of his three unruly daughters. When he decrees 'no marriages' to avoid the...See moreHenry Hobson runs a successful boot-maker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford. A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to run the lives of his three unruly daughters. When he decrees 'no marriages' to avoid the expensive matter of settlements, eldest daughter Maggie rebels and sets her sights on Will Mossop, Hobson's star boot-maker. Maggie and Will leave to start up in competition, and she then turns her mind to helping her sisters marry their chosen partners. See less
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Updated Oct 2, 1931

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Oct 2, 1931 (United Kingdom)

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18 cast members
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James Harcourt
Henry Hobson Henry Hobson   See fewer
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Viola Lyel
Maggie Hobson Maggie Hobson   See fewer
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Frank Pettingell
Will Mossup Will Mossup   See fewer
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Belle Chrystall
Vicky Hobson Vicky Hobson   See fewer
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James Alexander Chapman
Tubby Wadlow (as Jay Laurier) Tubby Wadlow (as Jay Laurier)   See fewer
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Joan Maude
Alice Hobson Alice Hobson   See fewer
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Amy Veness
Mrs. Hepworth Mrs. Hepworth   See fewer
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Reginald Bach
Albert Prosser Albert Prosser   See fewer
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Basil Moss
Freddy Beenstock Freddy Beenstock   See fewer
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Herbert Lomas
Jim Heeler Jim Heeler   See fewer
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Kathleen Harrison
Ada Figgins Ada Figgins   See fewer
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Marie Ault
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Joyce Barnham
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6.7 / 10 | 16 votes