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Chance of a Lifetime (1950)

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89 min | Comedy, Drama

The workers in a small plough factory take over the firm, but when a large order falls through, the old management come back to help out.
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Writers
Walter Greenwood (original screenplay) | Bernard Miles (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
Eric Cross (photographed by)
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Updated Apr 24, 1950

Release date
Mar 14, 1951 (United States)

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Basil Radford
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Bernard Miles
Stevens Stevens   See fewer
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Kenneth More
Adam Watson Adam Watson   See fewer
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Geoffrey Keen
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Josephine Wilson
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Peter Jones
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Bernard Rebel
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Eric Pohlmann
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Amy Veness
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Norman Pierce
Franklin Franklin   See fewer
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Gordon McLeod
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Compton MacKenzie
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Nigel Fitzgerald
Pennington Pennington   See fewer
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Mollie Palmer
Millie Millie   See fewer
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George Street
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Stanley Rose
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Erik Chitty
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John Boddington
Bank Clerk Bank Clerk   See fewer
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Helen Harvey
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Sam Kydd
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Jim Watts
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Henry Bryce
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Basil Cunard
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Howell Davies
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Donald Tandy
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Noel Dyson
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Ratings Breakdown

6.8 / 10 | 231 votes