The Chiltern Hundreds (1949)

G 12/24/1949 (US) 1h 24m
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Young Viscount Tony Pym wangles National Service leave on the pretext of standing as a Tory candidate for a local seat held by his family for generations. The request is a ruse to enable Pym to marry his wealthy American fiancee while she's still in England, but his masterplan backfires when he finds himself swept into an election campaign and beaten by Labour's Mr Cleghorn – who is then made a peer. In an attempt to save face, Pym decides to stand again – as a socialist. It all proves too much for the Pyms' loyal, true-blue butler, Mr Beecham...

  1. John Paddy Carstairs

    Director

  2. William Douglas-Home

    Writer

  3. Patrick Kirwan

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. David Tomlinson

    David Tomlinson

    Lord Tony Pym

  2. Lana Morris

    Lana Morris

    Bessie Sykes

  3. Cecil Parker

    Cecil Parker

    Benjamin Beecham

  4. Marjorie Fielding

    Marjorie Fielding

    Lady Lister

  5. Tom Macaulay

    Cleghorn

  6. Joyce Carey

    Joyce Carey

    Lady Caroline

  7. Helen Backlin

    June Farrell

  8. Robert Cawdron

    Robert Cawdron

    Sergeant

  9. Cyril Chamberlain

    Cyril Chamberlain

    Sentry

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The Chiltern Hundreds
The Chiltern Hundreds

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Original Language English

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