This Is My Street (1964) – Ian Hendry Promotional Still
Picture above: Ian Hendry Promotional Still – This Is My Street (1964)
This Is My Street is a 1964 British drama film directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, Avice Landone, John Hurt and Meredith Edwards. A bored housewife living in a run down inner city house begins an affair with the lodger, a salesman. The second film featuring Ian and June Ritchie – the first of course being Live Now Play Later (1962)
Picture: Original Film Poster – This Is My Street (1964)
Re-released by Network on DVD in April 2014 – This Is My Street is presented in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
See also: This Is My Street on Network
“Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Hurt and future Randall and Hopkirk stars Annette André and Mike Pratt feature among an outstanding cast in this mid-sixties realist drama from noted director Sidney Hayers.
Jubilee Close, a drab street of decaying houses in London’s Battersea, is home to a cross-section of working-class families. Yearning to escape from this depressing environment is the pretty, ambitious Margery Graham; the victim of an enforced marriage, she is tied to a lazy, boorish husband and young daughter. Margery lives next door to her widowed mother who, in order to make ends meet, has taken in a lodger, Harry – a slick, unscrupulous salesman with a roving eye and a more-than-neighbourly interest in Margery…”
Video above: This Is My Street (1964) – Promotional Video
See reviews: This Is My Street (1964) on Amazon
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