Bond Street

Bond Street

Gordon Parry (1948)

105min
12 Certificate
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Review

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.

Summary

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
Drama