A Novel Affair

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 97 min
Upper-middle-class housewife Judith Wynter (Margaret Leighton) has a closely guarded secret: Under a pen name, she's a best-selling author of steamy bodice-rippers. As her beloved husband, Roger (Ralph Richardson), convalesces from a serious illness,... read more

Upper-middle-class housewife Judith Wynter (Margaret Leighton) has a closely guarded secret: Under a pen name, she's a best-selling author of steamy bodice-rippers. As her beloved husband, Roger (Ralph Richardson), convalesces from a serious illness, the couple's new driver, Carlo (Carlo Justini), discovers Judith's latest manuscript about an unhappy housewife's passionate affair with the family chauffeur. He jumps to conclusions that create increasingly awkward situations for them all.

Original Release

02/26/1957

Cast

Ralph Richardson Roger Wynter / Sir Clement
Margaret Leighton Judith Wynter / Leonie Hathaway
Patricia Dainton Emily / Betty
Carlo Giustini Carlo / Mario
Andree Melly Maria
Frederick Piper Mr. Poldy
Michael Shepley Miles Easter
Thorley Walters Jimmy
George Woodbridge 1st Landlord
Allan Cuthbertson Dr. Stevenson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Muriel Box

Writers

Muriel Box, Sydney Box

Cast

Ralph Richardson Roger Wynter / Sir Clement
Margaret Leighton Judith Wynter / Leonie Hathaway
Patricia Dainton Emily / Betty
Carlo Giustini Carlo / Mario
Andree Melly Maria
Frederick Piper Mr. Poldy
Michael Shepley Miles Easter
Thorley Walters Jimmy
George Woodbridge 1st Landlord
Allan Cuthbertson Dr. Stevenson
Barbara Archer Doris
Marjorie Rhodes Mrs. Poldy
Megs Jenkins Millie
Michael Trubshawe Second Landlord
Alexander Gauge MC at Dance
Barbara Graley Secretary
Christopher Witty Peter
Fred Tooze Amos
Pat Ryan Guard
John Arnatt Maurice Lamport / Martin

Producers

Editors

Jean Barker

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