Hell Is Sold Out
|Hell Is Sold Out|
|Directed by||Michael Anderson|
|Based on||Hell Is Sold Out
by Maurice Dekobra
|Music by||Hans May|
|Edited by||Hazel Wilkinson|
Raymond Stross Productions (credited as Zelstro Productions)
Hell Is Sold Out is a 1951 British drama film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Mai Zetterling, Herbert Lom and Richard Attenborough. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Maurice Dekobra.
The French Resistance novelist Domenic Danges returns unexpectedly to find a Swedish girl Valerie, posing as his widow. She has also published a novel under his name, which is now a bestseller. A love triangle develops when a fellow prisoner falls in love with Valerie. A woman who publishes a book under the name of a man believed to be long dead.
- Mai Zetterling as Valerie Martin
- Herbert Lom as Dominic Danges
- Richard Attenborough as Pierre Bonnet
- Hermione Baddeley as Mme. Louise Menstrier
- Nicholas Hannen as François
- Olaf Pooley as Cheri, male secretary
- Eric Pohlmann as Louis, the proprietor
- Kathleen Byron as Arlette de Balzamann
- Joan Young as Mrs. Gertrude de Montfort Cole
- Althea Orr as Mrs. Eunice Weinhardt
- Virginia Bedard as Mrs. Irma Reinhardt
- Joan Hickson as Hortense, the housekeeper
- "Hell is Sold Out". British Film Institute. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. London, Melbourne, Munich. and New Providence, New Jersey: Bowker-Saur. ISBN 9783598114922.
- "Hell Is Sold Out". Blue Ray. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Hell Is Sold Out". Amazon.com. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Hell Is Sold Out".
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