FILM : History of Mr. Polly, The
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History of Mr. Polly, The 1949 John Mills, Betty Ann Davies, Megs Jenkins, Moore Marriott, Finlay Currie Buckinghamshire
Director : Anthony Pelissier   Production Company : Two Cities Films  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

A quiet daydreamer of a man uses an inheritance to marry and set up business in a small town, but his heart is in neither.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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History of Mr. Polly, The - As clocks around town strike 3, Mr. Garvace asks employees if they have seen Mr. Polly who has been missing from his position in the drapery shop for some time. The Town Hall on Queen Victoria Road in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo001. As clocks around town strike 3, Mr. Garvace asks employees if they have seen Mr. Polly who has been missing from his position in the drapery shop for some time. The Town Hall on Queen Victoria Road in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

History of Mr. Polly, The - After being fired, Alfred Polly (John Mills) takes stock of his life when he fails to find another job. A back projection that features the Lambeth Lead Works shot tower and the Red Lion Brewery, a site that was later to be occupied by the Festival of Britain followed by the Royal Festival Hall.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo002. After being fired, Alfred Polly (John Mills) takes stock of his life when he fails to find another job. A back projection that features the Lambeth Lead Works shot tower and the Red Lion Brewery, a site that was later to be occupied by the Festival of Britain followed by the Royal Festival Hall.

History of Mr. Polly, The - The young Alfred's wanderings take him into the countryside where he meets a schoolgirl, Christabel. Likely to be somewhere near the studios in Buckinghamshire.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo003. The young Alfred's wanderings take him into the countryside where he meets a schoolgirl, Christabel. Likely to be somewhere near the studios in Buckinghamshire.

History of Mr. Polly, The - Following his marriage to Miriam Larkins, the newly weds set off on their honeymoon.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo004. Following his marriage to Miriam Larkins, the newly weds set off on their honeymoon.

History of Mr. Polly, The - Fifteen years later, Alfred is running a drapery business in fictional Fishbourne while his marriage has descended to bickering and arguing.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo005. Fifteen years later, Alfred is running a drapery business in fictional Fishbourne while his marriage has descended to bickering and arguing.

History of Mr. Polly, The - Literary notes indicate that Fishbourne is likely to be modelled on Sandgate in Kent. Considering some of the later scenes, this could be a set.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo006. Literary notes indicate that Fishbourne is likely to be modelled on Sandgate in Kent. Considering some of the later scenes, this could be a set.

History of Mr. Polly, The - Following an unsuccessful suicide attempt and arson as part of an insurance fraud, Alfred wanders away from his wife and business to find himself becoming employed as a ferryman at the rural Potwell Inn. A prop built for the film, maybe?
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo007. Following an unsuccessful suicide attempt and arson as part of an insurance fraud, Alfred wanders away from his wife and business to find himself becoming employed as a ferryman at the rural Potwell Inn. A prop built for the film, maybe?

History of Mr. Polly, The - Years later, Alfred returns to Fishbourne to find that Miriam and her Sister have turned his old premises into a tea-shop.
History of Mr. Polly, The

himrpo008. Years later, Alfred returns to Fishbourne to find that Miriam and her Sister have turned his old premises into a tea-shop.

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