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Hobson's Choice (1954)

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108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker, a widower and a tyrannical father of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses because marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.
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Harold Brighouse (by) | David Lean (screenplay) | Norman Spencer (screenplay) | Wynyard Browne (screenplay)
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Jack Hildyard (photographed by)
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Updated Feb 26, 1954

Release date
Jun 14, 1954 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Charles Laughton
Henry Hobson Henry Hobson   See fewer
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John Mills
William Mossop William Mossop   See fewer
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Brenda de Banzie
Maggie Hobson Maggie Hobson   See fewer
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Daphne Anderson
Alice Hobson Alice Hobson   See fewer
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Prunella Scales
Vicky Hobson Vicky Hobson   See fewer
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Richard Wattis
Albert Prosser Albert Prosser   See fewer
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Derek Blomfield
Freddy Beenstock Freddy Beenstock   See fewer
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Helen Haye
Mrs. Hepworth Mrs. Hepworth   See fewer
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Joseph Tomelty
Jim Heeler Jim Heeler   See fewer
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Julien Mitchell
Sam Minns Sam Minns   See fewer
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Gibb McLaughlin
Tudsbury Tudsbury   See fewer
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Dorothy Gordon
Ada Figgins Ada Figgins   See fewer
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Madge Brindley
Mrs. Figgins Mrs. Figgins   See fewer
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John Laurie
Dr. McFarlane Dr. McFarlane   See fewer
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Raymond Huntley
Nathaniel Beenstock Nathaniel Beenstock   See fewer
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Jack Howarth
Tubby Wadlow Tubby Wadlow   See fewer
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Shirley Stelfox
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Edie Martin
Old Lady Buying Shoelaces (uncredited) Old Lady Buying Shoelaces (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Sharp
Tailor who rents shop to William Mossop (uncredited) Tailor who rents shop to William Mossop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brooks Turner
Beanstock Worker Who Finds Hobson in Cellar (uncredited) Beanstock Worker Who Finds Hobson in Cellar (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 5,609 votes