The Card. Denry Machin (Alec Guinness)
The Card

The Card

  • 1952 film

Alec Guinness stars as a washerwoman's son who uses his wits to advance himself. Also features Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark, Edward Chapman, Veronica Turleigh and more.

Cast & crew credits

Alec Guinness Edward Henry 'Denry' Machin
Glynis Johns Ruth Earp
Valerie Hobson The Countess of Chell
Petula Clark Nellie Cotterill
Edward Chapman Mr. Duncalf
Veronica Turleigh Mrs. Machin
George Devine Mr. Calvert
Joan Hickson Mrs. Codleyn
Frank Pettingell Police Superintendent
Gibb McLaughlin Emery
Michael Hordern Bank Manager
Alison Leggatt Mrs. Cotterill
Peter Copley Shillitoe
Deirdre Doyle Widow Hullins
Harold Goodwin John
Lyn Evans Cregeen
Michael Trubshawe Yeomanry Officer
Paul Hopkins Denry as a Baby
Matthew Guinness Denry as a Boy
Writing team
Arnold Bennett Writer
Eric Ambler Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Ronald Neame Director
John Bryan Producer
Earl St. John (as Earl St John) Executive Producer
Bob McNaught Associate Producer
Clive Donner Editor
T. Hopewell Ash Production Designer
Oswald Morris Director of Photography
William Alwyn Composer
Max Varnel 1st Assistant Director

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