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Encore (1951)

Not Rated
85 min | Comedy, Drama

Adaptations of three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham comprise this anthology film where the celebrated author introduces each segment of the film in front of the camera.
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Directors
Harold French (segments: Gigolo and Gigolette) | Pat Jackson (segments: The Ant and the Grasshopper) | Anthony Pelissier (segments: Winter Cruise)
Writers
Eric Ambler (the three stories adapted for the screen by) (segments: Gigolo and Gigolette) | T.E.B. Clarke (the three stories adapted for the screen by) (segments: The Ant and the Grasshopper) | Arthur Macrae (the three stories adapted for the screen by) (segments: Winter Cruise)
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Updated Nov 14, 1951

Release date
Jul 1952 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Nigel Patrick
Tom Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Tom Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Roland Culver
George Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") George Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Alison Leggatt
Freda Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Freda Ramsay (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Charles Victor
Mr. Bateman (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Mr. Bateman (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Peter Graves
Philip Cronshaw (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Philip Cronshaw (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Margaret Withers
Mrs. Bateman (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Mrs. Bateman (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Margaret Vyner
Gertrude Wilmot (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Gertrude Wilmot (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Dorothy Bramhall
Secretary (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Secretary (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Patricia Raine
Office Girl (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Office Girl (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Campbell Cotts
Club Member (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Club Member (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Michael Trubshawe
Ascot Man (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper") Ascot Man (segment "The Ant and the Grasshopper")   See fewer
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Kay Walsh
Miss Molly Reid (segment "Winter Cruise") Miss Molly Reid (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Noel Purcell
Tom, Captain (segment "Winter Cruise") Tom, Captain (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Ronald Squire
Doctor (segment "Winter Cruise") Doctor (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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John Laurie
Andrews, Engineer (segment "Winter Cruise") Andrews, Engineer (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Jacques François
Pierre, French Steward (segment "Winter Cruise") (as Jacques Francois) Pierre, French Steward (segment "Winter Cruise") (as Jacques Francois)   See fewer
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John Horsley
Joe, Mate (segment "Winter Cruise") Joe, Mate (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Joan Harben
Miss Nora Price (segment "Winter Cruise") Miss Nora Price (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Brenda Hogan
Young Wife (segment "Winter Cruise") Young Wife (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Vincent Ball
Young Husband (segment "Winter Cruise") Young Husband (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Carol Wolveridge
Little Girl (segment "Winter Cruise") Little Girl (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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John Warren
Ship's Officer (segment "Winter Cruise") Ship's Officer (segment "Winter Cruise")   See fewer
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Glynis Johns
Stella Cotman (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Stella Cotman (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Terence Morgan
Syd Cotman (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Syd Cotman (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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David Hutcheson
Sandy Wescott (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Sandy Wescott (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Charles Goldner
Paco Espinal (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Paco Espinal (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Mary Merrall
Flora Penezzi (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Flora Penezzi (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Martin Miller
Carlo Penezzi (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Carlo Penezzi (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Heather Thatcher
Eva Barrett (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Eva Barrett (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Guido Lorraine
Russian Prince (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Russian Prince (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Daphne Barker
Italian Countess (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Italian Countess (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Ferdy Mayne
Headwaiter (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Headwaiter (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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Guy De Monceau
Bandleader (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette") Bandleader (segment "Gigolo and Gigolette")   See fewer
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W. Somerset Maugham
Himself - Host and Story Teller Himself - Host and Story Teller   See fewer
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Irène Hilda
Undetermined Role (as Irene Hilda) Undetermined Role (as Irene Hilda)   See fewer
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Muriel George
Mrs. Robinson (uncredited) Mrs. Robinson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frederick Kelsey
Casino Patron (uncredited) Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Machon
Man in Casino Bar (uncredited) Man in Casino Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Neller
Man at Ascot (uncredited) Man at Ascot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reg Thomason
Casino Patron (uncredited) Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brooks Turner
Seaman leaving ship as passengers board (uncredited) Seaman leaving ship as passengers board (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 394 votes