Quiet Wedding

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Quiet Wedding
"Quiet Wedding" (1941).jpg
Directed by Anthony Asquith
Produced by Paul Soskin
Written by Esther McCracken (play)
Anatole de Grunwald
Terence Rattigan
Starring Margaret Lockwood
Derek Farr
Marjorie Fielding
David Tomlinson
Music by Nicholas Brodzsky
Cinematography Bernard Knowles
Edited by Reginald Beck
Distributed by Paramount British Pictures
Universal Pictures
Release date
19 April 1941 (1941-04-19)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Quiet Wedding is a 1941 British comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr and Marjorie Fielding. The screenplay was written by Terence Rattigan and Anatole de Grunwald based on the play Quiet Wedding by Esther McCracken which was later remade as Happy Is the Bride.


A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day.[1]


Critical reception[edit]

The New York Times wrote, "a foreword to the film states that its production was interrupted five times when Nazi bombs exploded on the studio, but all their destructive fury has left no visible mark on the quiet humor and the atmosphere of hearthside warmth that permeate this wisp of a tale about a young couple on the eve of their marriage...Anthony Asquith has directed with tender appreciation of his material this completely unpretentious and charming film, the component parts of which are as delicately balanced as the mechanism of a watch."[2]


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