Over the Odds

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Over the Odds
Directed by Michael Forlong
Produced by Alec Snowden
Written by Ernest Player
Rex Arundel
Starring Marjorie Rhodes
Glenn Melvyn
Cyril Smith
Esma Cannon
Cinematography Norman Warwick
Edited by Reginald Beck
Distributed by Rank Organisation
Release dates
  • 1962 (1962)
Running time
65 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Over the Odds is a 1961 British comedy film directed by Michael Forlong and starring Marjorie Rhodes, Glenn Melvyn, Cyril Smith, Esma Cannon and Thora Hird and Wilfrid Lawson.[1] The screenplay concerns a bookmaker who struggles to cope with his two mothers-in-law.[2] It was based on a play by Rex Arundel.



  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055271/
  2. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/66554