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Fanny by Gaslight (1944)

05/08/1944 (GB) DramaRomance 1h 47m
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Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician. Meeting him and then falling in love with his young advisor Harry Somerford leads to a life of ups and downs and conflict between the classes. Periodically the scoundrel of a Lord crosses her path, always to tragic effect.

  1. Anthony Asquith

    Director

  2. Michael Sadleir

    Novel

  3. Doreen Montgomery

    Writer

  4. Aimée Stuart

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Mason

    James Mason

    Lord Manderstoke

  2. Phyllis Calvert

    Phyllis Calvert

    Fanny

  3. Stewart Granger

    Stewart Granger

    Harry Somerford

  4. Jean Kent

    Jean Kent

    Lucy Beckett

  5. Wilfrid Lawson

    Wilfrid Lawson

    Chunks

  6. Margaretta Scott

    Margaretta Scott

    Alicia

  7. John Laurie

    John Laurie

    William Hopwood

  8. Cathleen Nesbitt

    Cathleen Nesbitt

    Kate Somerford

  9. Helen Haye

    Helen Haye

    Mrs. Somerford

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Fanny by Gaslight
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Original Language English

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