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7 Ratings

A Run for Your Money

Directed by Charles Frend
United Kingdom, 1949


Two Welsh coalminers go on a wild day trip to London in this remastered Ealing Studios comedy classic. After winning a contest, Jones brothers David (Donald Houston) and Thomas (Meredith Edwards) head to London to collect their cash prize.

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A Run for Your Money Directed by Charles Frend

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best British Film

Critics reviews

Director Charles Frend keeps the mood jolly, though the film has a strong melancholy undercurrent; as the story develops it becomes clear that all the urban characters harbor broken dreams, and this grants a certain poignancy to the miners’ simple optimism.
July 09, 2014
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