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Cocktails in the Kitchen (1954)

Not Rated
85 min | Comedy, Romance

In postwar London, young graduate Tony (Sir Dirk Bogarde) and his girlfriend Anne (Susan Stephen) decide to marry. Her well-to-do parents are not convinced, but they agree once he has got a £5.10.0 job and a 30/- a week single-room flat. ...See moreIn postwar London, young graduate Tony (Sir Dirk Bogarde) and his girlfriend Anne (Susan Stephen) decide to marry. Her well-to-do parents are not convinced, but they agree once he has got a £5.10.0 job and a 30/- a week single-room flat. The newlyweds find money fearfully tight, the flat cramped, the neighbors a trial, and her parents always hovering. Can faith conquer all? Is there some way of getting rid of tea leaves, except down the sink? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Writers
J. Lee Thompson (screenplay) | Peter Myers (additional dialogue) | Alec Grahame (additional dialogue) | Arthur Watkin (based on the play For Better, For Worse by) (as Arthur Watkyn)
Composer
Angela Morley (music score) (as Wally Stott)
Cinematographer
Guy Green (photographed by)
Casting Director
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Updated Sep 27, 1954

Release date
Jun 20, 1955 (United States)

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Cecil Parker
Anne's Father Anne's Father   See fewer
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Eileen Herlie
Anne's Mother Anne's Mother   See fewer
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Athene Seyler
Miss Mainbrace Miss Mainbrace   See fewer
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Dennis Price
Debenham Debenham   See fewer
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Pia Terri
Mrs. Debenham Mrs. Debenham   See fewer
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James Hayter
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Thora Hird
Mrs. Doyle Mrs. Doyle   See fewer
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Sidney James
The Foreman The Foreman   See fewer
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Peter Jones
The Car Dealer The Car Dealer   See fewer
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Edwin Styles
Anne's Boss Anne's Boss   See fewer
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Mary Law
Girl in Office. Girl in Office.   See fewer
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Leonard Sharp
First Workman First Workman   See fewer
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Dennis Wyndham
Second Workman Second Workman   See fewer
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Robin Bailey
Store Salesman Store Salesman   See fewer
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Digby Wolfe
Grocer's Assistant Grocer's Assistant   See fewer
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Geoffrey Hibbert
Butcher's Assistant Butcher's Assistant   See fewer
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Ronnie Stevens
Fishmonger's Assistant Fishmonger's Assistant   See fewer
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Wilfred Boyle
Bank Cashier (uncredited) Bank Cashier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Juleen Clow
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alma Cogan
Singer in Film (voice) (uncredited) Singer in Film (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jackie Collins
Glamour Girl (uncredited) Glamour Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Isabel George
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Edmund Hockridge
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Jocelyn Lane
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Arthur Mullard
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5.9 / 10 | 133 votes