Fanny By Gaslight

United Kingdom, 1944

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Anthony Asquith

producer

Edward Black

production company

Gainsborough Pictures

GFD

Language

English

Duration

01:43:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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