Hobson's Choice (1954)

Director
David Lean

Main cast
Charles Laughton; John Mills; Brenda De Banzie; Daphne Anderson; Prunella Scales

Genres
Comedy, Drama

Description
Henry Hobson owns and tyrannically runs a successful Victorian boot maker’s shop in Salford, England. A stingy widower with a weakness for overindulging in the local Moonraker Public House, he exploits his three daughters as cheap labour. When he declares that there will be ‘no marriages’ to avoid the expense of marriage settlements at £500 each, his eldest daughter Maggie rebels.


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