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The Crowded Day PG rating

Five women's lives intertwine in a bitter-sweet tale of shop-floor intrigue.

Drama 1954 83 mins

Director: John Guillermin



Set against the busy backdrop of a department store in post-war London (and with interiors shot at Bourne & Hollingsworth on Oxford Street adding authenticity) this engaging, tightly-written ensemble piece is bustling with familiar faces from the golden age of British cinema, including John Gregson, Joan Rice, Thora Hird, Vera Day, Edward Chapman, Dora Bryan, Dandy Nicholls, Prunella Scales, Sid James and Richard Wattis.