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The Weaker Sex (1948)

Not Rated
84 min | Drama

Life on the home front during World War 2. Martha Dacre tries to keep her home running as normal, during the run up to the D Day landings. With several lodgers to contend with, and her son and daughter away serving in the Navy, she has ...See moreLife on the home front during World War 2. Martha Dacre tries to keep her home running as normal, during the run up to the D Day landings. With several lodgers to contend with, and her son and daughter away serving in the Navy, she has chosen to stay as a housewife. When her son's ship is damaged during the landings, she begins to regret, not taking a war job. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com See less
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Director
Roy Ward Baker (as Roy Baker)
Writers
Esther McCracken (play No Medals) (screenplay) | Paul Soskin (screenplay) | Val Valentine (additional scenes)
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Updated Sep 22, 1948

Release date
Jul 9, 1949 (United States)

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Ursula Jeans
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Cecil Parker
Geoffrey Radcliffe Geoffrey Radcliffe   See fewer
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Derek Bond
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John Stone
Roddy Roddy   See fewer
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Digby Wolfe
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Thora Hird
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Bill Owen
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Marian Spencer
Harriet Lessing Harriet Lessing   See fewer
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Kynaston Reeves
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Dorothy Bramhall
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Winston Churchill
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Campbell Cotts
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Helen Goss
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Marjorie Gresley
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Gladys Henson
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6.4 / 10 | 74 votes