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Only Two Can Play (1962)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.See moreJohn Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is. Written by J-26 See less
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Writers
Bryan Forbes (screenplay) | Kingsley Amis (novel "That Uncertain Feeling")
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Paul Sheridan (casting)
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Status
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Updated Jan 11, 1962

Release date
Mar 20, 1962 (United States)

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42 cast members
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Peter Sellers
John Lewis John Lewis   See fewer
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Virginia Maskell
Jean Lewis Jean Lewis   See fewer
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Kenneth Griffith
Ieuan Jenkins (as Kenneth Griffiths) Ieuan Jenkins (as Kenneth Griffiths)   See fewer
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David Davies
Benyon Benyon   See fewer
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Maudie Edwards
Mrs. Edna Davies Mrs. Edna Davies   See fewer
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Meredith Edwards
Clergyman on the Committee Clergyman on the Committee   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
Mr. Davies Mr. Davies   See fewer
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Eynon Evans
Town Hall Clerk Town Hall Clerk   See fewer
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Sheila Manahan
Mrs. Jenkins Mrs. Jenkins   See fewer
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Richard Attenborough
Gareth L. Probert Gareth L. Probert   See fewer
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Frances Bennett
Amorous Woman in Mobile Library (uncredited) Amorous Woman in Mobile Library (uncredited)   See fewer
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Austin Cooper
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lindy Cope
Bridget (uncredited) Bridget (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Dearlove
Local Man (uncredited) Local Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Devereux
Girl playing tennis (uncredited) Girl playing tennis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eve Eden
Girl Playing Tennis (uncredited) Girl Playing Tennis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howell Evans
Library Policeman (uncredited) Library Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Evans
Committee Member (uncredited) Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tenniel Evans
Kennedy (uncredited) Kennedy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Greene
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronnie Harries
Night Porter (uncredited) Night Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
Man in Pub (uncredited) Man in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Damaris Hayman
Lady Committee Member (uncredited) Lady Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Lacey
1st Pianist (uncredited) 1st Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjie Lawrence
Girl in Bus (uncredited) Girl in Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Desmond Llewelyn
Clergyman on Bus (uncredited) Clergyman on Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Lloyd Pack
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Laurence Luxton
American GI and Driver (uncredited) American GI and Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Meg Wynn Owen
Dilys (uncredited) Dilys (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Phillips
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rees
Bus Conductor (uncredited) Bus Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerald Sim
Cigarette Thief at Party (uncredited) Cigarette Thief at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hazel Squires
2nd Pianist (uncredited) 2nd Pianist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Stroud
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gillian Vaughan
Maureen (uncredited) Maureen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joanna Vogel
Pretty Girl in Library (uncredited) Pretty Girl in Library (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Woodbridge
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 919 votes