Bond Street

Bond Street

Gordon Parry (1948)

12 Certificate


Our Score
Clearly inspired by Tales of Manhattan, in which dozens of guest stars helped director Julien Duvivier tell the life story of a tail coat, this portmanteau drama set around the preparations for a wedding works best when it's funny and drags when it's not. The stars of the show are undoubtedly Kathleen Harrison as a chirpy seamstress and Roland Young as the befuddled father of the bride. However, whereas Kenneth Griffith is suitably hissable as disabled Patricia Plunkett's ne'er-do-well spouse, Derek Farr is embarrassingly unconvincing as a twitchy killer. Producer Anatole de Grunwald and co-scriptwriter Terence Rattigan would later dust off the formula for The Yellow Rolls-Royce.


A woman preparing to get married goes through her possessions, and recalls the personal stories behind four items. Drama, starring Jean Kent and Roland Young.

Cast & Crew

Ricki Merritt Jean Kent
George Chester-Barrett Roland Young
Ethel Brawn Kathleen Harrison
Director Gordon Parry

Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: Assoc. British Pathe LtdAvailable on: DVD