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South Riding (1938)





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Inspired by Winifred Holtby's popular 1936 novel of the same name, this three-part television miniseries details the drama that unfolds at a Depression-era Yorkshire girls school when the idealistic new headmistress clashes with an austere landowner. Anna Maxwell Martin, David Morrissey, and Penelope Wilton star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi


Edna Best
as Sarah Burton
Ralph Richardson
as Robert Carne
Edmund Gwenn
as Alfred Huggins
Ann Todd
as Madge Carne
Milton Rosmer
as Alderman Snaith
John Clements
as Joe Astell
Marie Lohr
as Mrs. Beddows
Edward Lexy
as Mr. Holly
Josephine Wilson
as Mrs. Holly
Joan Ellum
as Lydia Holly
Glynis Johns
as Midge Carne
Peggy Novak
as Bessie Warbuckle
Lewis Casson
as Lord Sedgemire
Laura Smithson
as Mrs. Brimsley
Felix Aylmer
as Chairman of Council
Jean Cadell
as Miss Dry
Skelton Knaggs
as Reg. Aythorne
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If you aren't put off altogether by the rather severe title of this English film, you will find it an exceptionally absorbing and worth-while picture.

July 23, 2019 | Full Review…

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