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Child In The House (Best of British Classics)

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Elizabeth (Mandy Miller) moves in with her uncaring aunt and uncle while her mother is hospitalized. Her father (Stanley Baker) who is a fugitive returns to see his daughter, and Elizabeth must vow to never revel his whereabouts. She must now choose to tell the truth or be loyal to her estranged father.

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  • Actors: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller, Dora Bryan
  • Directors: Cy Endfield
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Black & White, Dolby, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    Not Rated
  • Studio: VCI Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: March 29, 2011
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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By J. Lovins HALL OF FAMEVINE VOICE on March 31, 2011
Format: DVD
VCI Entertainment and Eros Films presents "CHILD IN THE HOUSE" (1956) (90 min/B&W) -- Starring Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller, Dora Bryan, Joan Hickson, Victor Maddern, Percy Herbert, Joan Benham, Martin Miller,
Christopher Toyne, Alfie Bass, Molly Urquhart, Bruce Beeby & Peter Burton

Directed by Cyril Raker Endfield

Elizabeth (Mandy Miller) has been left with childless relatives while her mother is hospitalized. Her father (Stanley Baker) is separated from the mother and is a character of shady background. Baker makes contact with his daughter who adores him but swears a secrecy about the contact. Baker once again involved in another shady deal as the police are looking for him.

What to do is the question put to Mandy Miller, her loyalty is tested and the film becomes intriguing.

1. Cy Endfield [aka: Cyril Raker Endfield] [Director]
Date of Birth: 10 November 1914 - Scranton, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: 16 April 1995, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, England, UK

2. Mandy Miller [aka: Carmen Isabella Miller]
Date of Birth: 23 July 1944 - Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, UK
Date of Death: Still Living

Mr. Jim's Ratings:
Quality of Picture & Sound: 3 Stars
Performance: 3 Stars
Story & Screenplay: 3 Stars
Overall: 3 Stars [Original Music, Cinematography & Film Editing]

Total Time: 90 min on DVD ~ VCI Entertainment ~ (03/29/2011)
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