Piccadilly Incident

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Piccadilly Incident
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Nicholas Phipps
Starring Anna Neagle
Michael Wilding
Cinematography Max Greene
Edited by Flora Newton
Release dates
30 September 1946
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £258,057 (UK)[1]

Piccadilly Incident is a 1946 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne, Edward Rigby and Leslie Dwyer.[2]


A married woman is believed dead in a shipwreck, but returns home with the Second World War at its height to find her husband remarried.[3][4]



The film was the second most popular movie at the British box office in 1946.[5]

It was voted the best British film of 1946 at Britain's National Film Awards.[6] Neagle's performance meant she was voted Best Actress of the year by the readers of Picturegoer magazine.[7]


  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p483
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038842/
  3. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/46391
  4. ^ "Piccadilly Incident.". The Australian Women's Weekly (National Library of Australia). 15 February 1947. p. 30. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Personality Parade.". The Mail (Adelaide: National Library of Australia). 25 January 1947. p. 9 Supplement: SUNDAY MAGAZINE. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "BRITAIN'S FAVORITE STARS FOR 1946.". The Advertiser (Adelaide: National Library of Australia). 14 April 1947. p. 3. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "ANNA NEAGLE GETS A TROPHY.". The West Australian (Perth: National Library of Australia). 5 September 1947. p. 25. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 

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