Fanny By Gaslight

United Kingdom, 1944

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The illegitimate daughter of a British cabinet minister, in the latter half of the 19th century, begins a new life as a lady’s maid in her real father’s household. She learns the facts of her parentage and a strong affection develops between her and her father. When his wife learns the truth and threatens a public scandal, he commits suicide. Starring James Mason and Phyllis Calvert. Based on the novel by Michael Sadleir.

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Credits

director

Anthony Asquith

producer

Edward Black

production company

Gainsborough Pictures

GFD

Duration

01:43:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1944

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302285

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q3203700

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