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Cash on Delivery (1954)

To Dorothy, a Son (original title)
Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York ... See full summary »

Director:

Muriel Box

Writers:

Roger MacDougall (play) (as Roger Macdougall), Peter Rogers (written for the screen by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shelley Winters ... Myrtle La Mar
Peggy Cummins ... Dorothy Rapallo
John Gregson ... Tony Rapallo
Mona Washbourne ... Midwife Appleby
Hartley Power Hartley Power ... Cy Daniel
Martin Miller ... Brodcynsky
Anthony Oliver Anthony Oliver ... Express Reporter
Joan Sims ... Telephone Operator
Hal Osmond Hal Osmond ... Livingstone Potts
Aubrey Mather ... Dr. Cameron
Ronald Adam ... Parsons
Charles Hawtrey ... Waiter at Pub
Alfie Bass ... Cab Driver
Campbell Singer Campbell Singer ... Pub Landlord
Joan Hickson ... Pub Landlady
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Storyline

Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journeys from New York to England, and finally tracks him down with his heavily pregnant new wife. Should she try and woo him back or challenge the legality of the new marriage? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A Merry Marital Mix-Up! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1954 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Cash on Delivery See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A Broadway production of the play opened on November 24, 1951, and ran for only 8 performances. See more »

Connections

Remade as Brian Rix Presents ...: To Dorothy, a Son (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

GIVE ME A MAN
Words and Music by Paddy Roberts
Sung by Shelley Winters (uncredited)
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A Fun Delightful Movie
9 April 2004 | by jazzybillSee all my reviews

I am a huge fan of Shelley Winters and I must say I really enjoyed this movie "To Dorothy A Son". It is a fun delightful movie and one of her best from the 1950's.Most of the movie takes place in England. Shelley Winters has to travel from New York City to England to find her EX-Husband.When she arrives in England the fun just begins. It is funny what she has to go through just to find him. When she finally finds him the fun only begins. You must watch for yourself to see how the movie plays out. If your a Shelley Winters fan you will truely enjoy this movie! Its a great classic movie in Black and White for the entire family to watch.


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