For Better, For Worse. Image shows from L to R: Tony Howard (Dirk Bogarde), Anne (Susan Stephen). Copyright: Associated British Picture Corporation.

For Better, For Worse

1954 British comedy film about a young married couple. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price, Eileen Herlie and others.

For Better, For Worse

For Better, For Worse

Boasting some of post-war Britain's most accomplished screen stars, this gentle, romantic comedy charts the tribulations of a materially challenged but deeply loving young couple.

Starring Dirk Bogarde, Cecil Parker and Dennis Price, For Better, For Worse is co-scripted and directed by Oscar-nominated Jack Lee-Thompson, and received two BAFTA nominations in 1954. The film is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer in its original aspect ratio.

When impoverished young graduate Tony Howard proposes to Anne Purves in the cinema, he is readily accepted. Her father listens patiently to Tony when he asks for his daughter's hand, but receiving far from satisfactory answers to the usual father-in-law questions, he agrees to the marriage only on the condition that Tony finds both a job and a flat...

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First released: Monday 4th August 2014

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: 7954173

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