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The Man in Grey

  • Film

Time Out says

Mason was in fine caddish fettle for this Gainsborough bodice-ripper, a Regency romp (from Lady Eleanor Smith) chronicling the fortunes of old school chums Calvert and Lockwood, the latter eventually to seduce her pal's roguish husband, Mason's glacial Lord Rohan. The strangled vowels and heaving sighs play like the highest Cartland camp, but in its day this was raunchy stuff for the British screen. In fact, the low-cut dresses distressed the Americans so much, they asked for portions of the film to be reshot so they could get it past the censor.

Release Details

  • Duration:116 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Leslie Arliss
  • Screenwriter:Leslie Arliss, Margaret Kennedy
  • Cast:
    • James Mason
    • Harry Smith
    • Raymond Lovell
    • Margaret Lockwood
    • Martita Hunt
    • Stewart Granger
    • Phyllis Calvert
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