The Winslow Boy Movie Review 1948

Information and Film Reviews for The Winslow Boy the Movie

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A cadet at the Royal Naval College is wrongly accused of theft and expelled. Donat as the boy's lawyer leads a splendid cast. Despite consequences for his family, the boy's father (Hardwicke) sues the government and fights his son's battle, as the case makes the papers and he approaches bankruptcy. Plot would seem far-fetched if it weren't based on fact. Absorbing. Based on a play by Rattigan, who co-wrote the script.


Available on VHS
Running time 112 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Law & Lawyers, Adapted from a Play, School Daze, Order in the Court
Terence Rattigan
Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Margaret Leighton, Frank Lawton, Kathleen Harrison, Basil Radford
Frederick A. (Freddie) Young
Anthony Asquith
British Lion

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