• The Winslow Boy (1948)

The Winslow Boy

Release Date: 1948

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

Based on the play by Terence Rattigan, this British drama finds young Ronnie Winslow (Neil North) accused of a petty theft and expelled from naval school. Convinced of his innocence, the boy's father (Cedric Hardwicke) and sister (Margaret Leighton) become dedicated to seeing justice done, and, along with a committed lawyer, Sir Robert Morton (Robert Donat), they embark on a series of courtroom battles to clear Ronnie's name, making personal sacrifices during the protracted case.

Cast: Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke, Margaret Leighton, Basil Radford, Kathleen Harrison, Francis L. Sullivan, Marie Lohr, Jack Watling

Director: Anthony Asquith

Genres: Drama

Production Co: London Film Production [gb], De Grunwald Productions, British Lion Film Corporation [gb]

Keywords: Son, School, England, Father, Sacrifice, Mother, Emotional, Sister, Family, Quest, Spirited

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Awards

Winner United Nations Award
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1949)