Spring In Park Lane.

Spring In Park Lane

1948 British comedy film.

On TV on Wednesday 4th March at 5:25pm on TPTV

Spring In Park Lane

Spring In Park Lane

One of several features pairing British screen sweetheart Anna Neagle with the ever-popular Michael Wilding, this jaunty 'upstairs-downstairs' romantic comedy could hardly have failed to triumph at the box-office, and Spring In Park Lane would indeed prove the most successful British film of 1948 - its fairytale scenes and witty reversal of social roles offering cinemagoers a welcome antidote to post-war austerity. The film, which also marked another major success for Neagle's husband, director Herbert Wilcox, is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.

When Judy Howard arrives at the door of her wealthy Uncle Joshua's residence, she is surprised to be met by Richard, an unfamiliar member of the staff. It is obvious to her that Richard is not what he claims to be; cultured, debonair and aristocratic in his manner, he is evidently not accustomed to taking orders 'below stairs'. Who, exactly, is he? And why is he working as a footman in her uncle's household? Her curiosity piqued, Judy sets out to discover...

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First released: Monday 30th June 2014

  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: 7954149

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