Easy Money (1948)

Director
Bernard Knowles

Main cast
Jack Warner; Marjorie Fielding; Yvonne Owen; Jack Watling; Petula Clark

Genres
Drama, Comedy, Crime, Foreign

Description
A win on the football pools in postwar Britain changes lives. A happy family is turned into an unhappy argumentative lot until it is discovered the coupon apparently didn't get posted. A mild-mannered clerk worries about how to tell his overbearing boss he is quitting. A double-bass player finds life without the orchestra lacks something. The lure of the big money even turns some people into criminals, as when a coupon checker is tempted by his night-club singer girlfriend to cheat the company. Written by Jeremy Perkins


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