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Hobson's Choice (1954)


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Drama, Romance, Comedy
1h 47min


Charles Laughton
Henry Horatio Hobson
John Mills
William Mossop
Brenda De Banzie
Maggie Hobson
Daphne Anderson
Alice Hobson
Richard Wattis
Albert Prosser
Prunella Scales
Vicky Hobson
Derek Blomfield
Freddy Beenstock
Helen Haye
Mrs. Hepworth
Dorothy Gordon
Ada Figgins
Madge Brindley
Mrs. Figgins
John Laurie
Dr. McFarlane
Raymond Huntley
Nathaniel Beenstock
Jack Howarth
Tubby Wadlow


Henry Hobson owns and tyrannically runs a successful Victorian boot maker’s shop in Salford, England. A stingy widower with a weakness for overindulging in the local Moonraker Public House, he exploits his three daughters as cheap labour. When he declares that there will be ‘no marriages’ to avoid the expense of marriage settlements at £500 each, his eldest daughter Maggie rebels.

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