Trio

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1950
  • Running time: 91 min
This is a collection of three stories written and introduced by W Somerset Maugham. The first is The Verger, the story of an illiterate man dismissed from his job who decides to set up a tobacconist and amasses a small fortune. read more

This is a collection of three stories written and introduced by W Somerset Maugham. The first is The Verger, the story of an illiterate man dismissed from his job who decides to set up a tobacconist and amasses a small fortune. The next, Mr Knowall, tells of a man with an infuriating habit of talking to everyone and pretending to know everything. Finally, Sanatorium depicts the communal life and loves of a group of mostly terminally ill patients in a sanatorium.

Original Release

10/10/1950

Cast

Jean Simmons Evie Bishop (segment "Sanatorium")
Bill Travers Fellowes (segment "Mr. Know-All") (as Bill Linden-Travers)
Michael Rennie Major Templeton (segment "Sanatorium")
Wilfrid Hyde-White Mr. Gray (segment "Mr. Know-All")
James Hayter Albert Foreman - Coach Driver (segment "The Verger")
Kathleen Harrison Emma Brown Foreman (segment "The Verger")
Anne Crawford Mrs. Ramsey (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Nigel Patrick Max Kelada (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Felix Aylmer Bank Manager (segment "The Verger")
Lana Morris Gladys (segment "The Verger")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ken Annakin, Harold French, Roy Goddard

Writers

Noel Langley, W. Somerset Maugham, R.C. Sherriff

Cast

Jean Simmons Evie Bishop (segment "Sanatorium")
Bill Travers Fellowes (segment "Mr. Know-All") (as Bill Linden-Travers)
Michael Rennie Major Templeton (segment "Sanatorium")
Wilfrid Hyde-White Mr. Gray (segment "Mr. Know-All")
James Hayter Albert Foreman - Coach Driver (segment "The Verger")
Kathleen Harrison Emma Brown Foreman (segment "The Verger")
Anne Crawford Mrs. Ramsey (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Nigel Patrick Max Kelada (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Felix Aylmer Bank Manager (segment "The Verger")
Lana Morris Gladys (segment "The Verger")
Michael Hordern Vicar (segment "The Verger")
Glyn Houston Ted (segment "The Verger")
Eliot Makeham Sexton (segment "The Verger")
Henry Edwards Church Warden (segment "The Verger")
Naunton Wayne Mr. Ramsey (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Clive Morton Ship's Captain (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Dennis Harkin Captain's steward (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Michael Medwin Steward (segment "Mr. Know-All")
Roland Culver Mr. Ashenden (segment "Sanatorium")
Raymond Huntley Mr. Henry Chester (segment "Sanatorium")

Producers

Editors

Alfred Roome

1951 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
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