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Half a Sixpence ()

directed by George Sidney
featuring Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard, Grover Dale, Penelope Horner, Elaine Taylor

British musical star Tommy Steele had starred in Half a Sixpence in London and on Broadway, thus he was first choice for this garish film version. Based on the H.G. Wells story Kipps (previously filmed in 1941 with Michael Redgrave), Half a Sixpence tells the tale of a humble London drapery clerk (Steele) who inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girl friend (Julia Foster), but soon discovers that High Society isn't his cup of tea. Filmed during the "monster musical" cycle fostered by The ...

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Half a Sixpence
2013, Paramount

UPC: 883929311255


Half a Sixpence
2004, Paramount

UPC: 097360672145


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