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. The film was remade in 1958 as Happy Is the Bride.
|Directed by||Anthony Asquith|
|Produced by||Paul Soskin|
|Written by||Esther McCracken (play)|
Anatole de Grunwald
|Music by||Nicholas Brodzsky|
|Edited by||Reginald Beck|
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
|19 April 1941|
- Margaret Lockwood as Janet Royd
- Derek Farr as Dallas Chaytor
- Marjorie Fielding as Mildred Royd
- A. E. Matthews as Arthur Royd
- Athene Seyler as Aunt Mary
- Jean Cadell as Aunt Florence
- Margaretta Scott as Marcia
- David Tomlinson as John Royd
- Sidney King as Denys
- Peggy Ashcroft as Flower Lisle
- Frank Cellier as Mr. Clayton
- Roland Culver as Boofy Ponsonby
- Michael Shepley as Marcia's Husband
- Muriel Pavlow as Miranda
- Margaret Halstan as Lady Yeldham
- Roddy Hughes as Vicar
- O. B. Clarence as First Magistrate
- Margaret Rutherford as Second Magistrate
- Wally Patch as Third Magistrate
- Martita Hunt as Madame Mirelle, the dressmaker
- Charles Carson as Johnson
- Bernard Miles as Constable
- Terry-Thomas (uncredited) as an extra
It was Lockwood's first film after a series of movies with Carol Reed.
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."
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | QUIET WEDDING (1941)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 13 January 2009. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
- Vagg, Stephen (29 January 2020). "Why Stars Stop Being Stars: Margaret Lockwood". Filmink.
- "Movie Review - Quiet Wedding - At the Little Carnegie". The New York Times.
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