Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary?
|Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary?|
Cover of - Bfi DVD release of film
|Directed by||Maurice Elvey|
|Produced by||David Dent|
|Written by||Talbot Rothwell
Vivian Tidmarsh (play)
|Music by||W.L. Trytel|
|Editing by||Lito Carruthers|
|Distributed by||Adelphi Films
Associated Artists Productions
|Running time||80 minutes|
Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey. The film was based on Vivian Tidmarsh's play by the same name.
When US Navy airman Commander Laurie Vining takes up his new posting in London with his new wife Gillian he has no idea that his first wife Candy Markham will turn up and threaten his martial bliss by claiming they are still married. Faithful confidant Hank Hanlon continually stirs things up and tries to keep order. Other lives that are changed forever by the intervention include lawyer Frank Betterton.
- Bonar Colleano.....Cmdr. Laurie Vining
- Diana Dors.....Candy Markham
- David Tomlinson.....Frank Betterton
- Diana Decker.....Gillian Vining
- Sid James.....Hank Hanlon
- Audrey Freeman.....Lucy
- Hubert Woodward.....Hicks
- MacDonald Parke.....Adm. Fields
- Lou Jacobi.....Capt. Noakes
The play was still being presented in London’s West End starring Brian Rix in the mid 1960s.
- Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? at the Internet Movie Database
- Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? at allmovie
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