The Man Who Loved Redheads. Image shows from L to R: Young Mark (Jeremy Spenser), Sylvia (Moira Shearer). Copyright: London Films.

The Man Who Loved Redheads

1955 British comedy film about a man chasing love. Stars Moira Shearer, John Justin, Roland Culver, Gladys Cooper, Denholm Elliott and others.

The Man Who Loved Redheads

The Man Who Loved Redheads

Titian-haired screen icon Moira Shearer takes centre-stage to play multiple roles in this ravishing romantic comedy, adapted by Terence Rattigan from his stage play Who Is Sylvia? and co-starring Roland Culver, Denholm Elliott and Harry Andrews. Featuring exquisitely choreographed dance sequences, with stunning cinematography by Oscar winner Georges PĂ©rinal, The Man Who Loved Redheads looks more radiant than ever in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements.

Mark St. Neots, a young peer and a junior member of the Foreign Office, is a man destined for a long and distinguished career in the Diplomatic Corps. Mark, however, is obsessed by a face: that of Sylvia, a 16-year-old redheaded girl whom, in his boyhood, he vowed he would love to eternity. Although many years have passed since he made the promise and he is now a respectably married man, Mark has never forgotten the face that symbolises his ideal woman...

First released: Monday 7th July 2014


  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery
  • Promotional material PDFs
  • Distributor: Network
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Minutes: 86
  • Catalogue: 7954119

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