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|
|Edited by||Lito Carruthers|
|Distributed by||Adelphi Films
Associated Artists Productions
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 as Cmdr. Laurie Vining
- Diana Dors as Candy Markham
- David Tomlinson as Frank Betterton
- Diana Decker as Gillian Vining
- Sid James as Hank Hanlon
- Audrey Freeman as Lucy
- Hubert Woodward as Hicks
- MacDonald Parke as Adm. Fields
- Lou Jacobi as 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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