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Derby Day
Directed by:
Herbert Wilcox

Directed by Herbert Wilcox, "Derby Day" (also known as "Four Against Fate") is a 1952 Drama film . Anna Neagle is starring, alongside Michael Wilding, Googie Withers, John McCallum, Peter Graves and Suzanne Cloutier.

Who directed "Derby Day":

Derby Day was directed by Herbert Wilcox, an Irish producer, director, and writer.

Before making Derby Day, Herbert Wilcox had directed Odette, released in 1950, Spring in Park Lane (1948), The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947), I Live in Grosvenor Square (1945), Forever and a Day (1943), and No, No, Nanette (1940). Since, he directed Trent's Last Case, released in 1952, Lilacs in the Spring (1954), These Dangerous Years (1957).

What is the casting of "Derby Day":

At the casting of Derby Day we find Anna Neagle, previously seen in Odette (1950) and Spring in Park Lane (1948); Michael Wilding (Stage Fright (1950), Spring in Park Lane (1948)); Googie Withers (Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951), The Magic Box (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Googie Withers, John McCallum, Gladys Henson, Nigel Stock and Alfie Bass have all also be seen in It Always Rains on Sunday, released in 1947.
  • Josephine Fitzgerald and Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Peter Graves, Tom Walls Jr. can also be seen in Spring in Park Lane, released in 1948.
  • Raymond Glendenning and Tom Walls Jr., Alfie Bass, Sam Kydd also appeared together in The Galloping Major, released in 1951.
  • Gladys Henson and Googie Withers, John McCallum also appeared in Lady Godiva Rides Again, released in 1951.
  • Sam Kydd and Anna Neagle, Peter Graves have all also be seen in Lilacs in the Spring, released in 1954.
  • Michael Wilding, John McCallum and Sam Kydd can all be seen in Trent's Last Case, released in 1952.

What is the Storyline of "Derby Day":

On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a dispirate group of people prepare to go to the races. Lady Helen Forbes, a recently widowed aristocrat is planning to make the journey in spite of the disapproval of her social set who consider it unseemly to go while still in mourning. David Scott, a newspaper cartoonist is ordered to go by his editor against his wishes. Meanwhile, as part of a charity raffle, a dissoloute film star, Gerald Berkeley, is to escourt a wealthy grand dame to Epsom for the day something he [...]

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