Two on the Tiles
|Two on the Tiles|
British quad poster
|Directed by||John Guillermin|
|Produced by||Nigel Proudlock
|Written by||Alec Coppel|
|Music by||Frank Spencer|
|Edited by||Robert Jordan Hill|
|Distributed by||Grand National Pictures (UK)|
Two on the Tiles is a 1951 British comedy film directed by John Guillermin and starring Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott and Brenda Bruce. It was made at the Walton Studios by the independent Vandyke Productions for release as a second feature. It was one of three back-to-back productions Guillermin direction for the company at Walton along with The Smart Aleck and Four Days, and was released in the U.S. as School for Brides.
A married couple both face temptations while separated for a few days. The husband meets an attractive female fellow traveler in Paris while the wife accidentally spends a night aboard a Royal Navy ship with a male friend after she is stranded following a party. Despite knowing the essential innocence of both husband and wife, their sinister new butler uses information about their discretions to demand blackmail payments.
- Herbert Lom as Ford
- Hugh McDermott as Dick Lawson
- Brenda Bruce as Janet Lawson
- Ingeborg von Kusserow as Madeleine
- Humphrey Lestocq as Jimmy Bradley
- Armand Guinle as Pierre
- Basil Dignam as Ship's Captain
- Les Compagnons de la Chanson as Themselves
- Hyma Beckley as Hotel Receptionist
- "Two on the Tiles (1951)".
- Chibnall & McFarlane p.122-23
- "School for Brides (1952) - John Guillermin - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
- "School For Brides". TVGuide.com.
- Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.
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