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The Happy Family

Mr. Lord Says No

Directed by Muriel Box
United Kingdom, 1952
Comedy

Synopsis

When the Government decide to build a Festival of Britain exhibition site, everything goes to plan, all except the fact that the main road and the pedestrian subway into the site, are blocked by a little corner shop, which is owned and run by a Mr. Lord and his family.

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The Happy Family Directed by Muriel Box

Critics reviews

Ada, Lillian’s unmarried sister, says, “I’ve had my moments even if I don’t brag about them,” and this sums up The Happy Family and Box’s directing in general: unflashy, genuine and bittersweet.
September 07, 2015

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