Love on the Dole (1941) - Rotten Tomatoes

Love on the Dole1941

Love on the Dole (1941)





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In this family drama set in the North Country of England, an impoverished family attempts to live through the depression. A young millworker falls in love with an unemployed fellow who will not marry her while he is on the dole. Later he is killed while demonstrating against working conditions. The girl then marries an aging bookie so she can secure work for her father and brother.


Mary Merrall
as Mrs. Hardcastle
George Carney
as Mr. Hardcastle
Joyce Howard
as Helen Hawkins
Frank Cellier
as Sam Grundy
Geoffrey Hibbert
as Harry Hardcastle
Maire O'Neill
as Mrs. Dorbell
Peter Gawthorne
as Police Inspector
Martin Walker
as Ned Narkey
Iris Vandeleur
as Mrs. Nattle
Marie Ault
as Mrs. Jilke
Marjorie Rhodes
as Mrs. Bull
John Slater
as Jackson
Muriel George
as Landlady
Charles Williams
as Bill Simmons
Collin Chandler
as Jack Lindsay
Jordan Lawrence
as Sam Hardie
James Harcourt
as Old Man Who Has His Dole Stopped
Terry Conlin
as Ted Munter
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Critic Reviews for Love on the Dole

All Critics (1)

Here is a film that ranks with the best we have ever produced.. The direction is excellent, the photography admirable, and the casting particularly good.

February 5, 2018 | Full Review…

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