The Forbidden Street
|The Forbidden Street|
1949 US Theatrical Poster
|Directed by||Jean Negulesco|
|Produced by||William Perlberg|
|Written by||Margery Sharp (novel)
Ring Lardner, Jr.
|Music by||Malcolm Arnold|
|Distributed by||Twentieth Century Fox|
|Release dates||31 March 1949|
|Running time||90 minutes|
The Forbidden Street is a 1949 British drama film directed by Jean Negulesco and starring Dana Andrews, Maureen O'Hara, Sybil Thorndike, Fay Compton and A.E. Matthews. In Victorian London, a young woman marries a poor drunken artist and struggles to make ends meet. After his death, she takes in a lodger whom she soon falls in love with.
- Dana Andrews - Henry Lambert / Gilbert Lauderdale
- Maureen O'Hara - Adelaide Culver
- Sybil Thorndike - Mrs Mounsey
- Fay Compton - Mrs Culver
- Anthony Tancred - Treff Culver
- Diane Hart - The Blazer
- Anne Butchart - Alice Hambro
- Wilfrid Hyde-White - Mr Culver
- A.E. Matthews - Mr Bly
- 20th Century Fox bought Margery Sharp's novel in June 1946 for $150,000 plus bonus increments
- The film was shot in England using studio funds frozen in Great Britain.
- Production Dates: mid-Jul-mid-Oct 1948 at London Film Studios, Shepperton, England
- The working titles of this film were Britannia Mews and Impulse.
- The film was released in Great Britain as Britannia Mews and was originally scheduled to be released in America as Affairs of Adelaide
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