Movies History of Mr. Polly, The (1949, John Mills, Betty Ann Davies) Published 5 months ago on December 16, 2018 In this pleasant adaptation of the H G Wells novel, John Mills plays the eponymous Mr Polly who, disillusioned by the constant nagging of his wife and his dull life, torches his shop and takes to the open road. He ends up in the heart of the countryside where, after a few hitches, he begins a new life with a jovial innkeeper (Megs Jenkins) but can this idyllic existence last for ever and what of the family he left behind? production details UK | 95 minutes | 1949 Writer and Director: Anthony Pelissier Novel: H G Wells cast John Mills as Alfred Polly Betty Ann Davies as Miriam Larkins Polly Megs Jenkins as The Innkeeper Finlay Currie as Uncle Jim Gladys Henson as Aunt Larkins Diana Churchill as Annie Larkins Shelagh Fraser as Minnie Larkins Edward Chapman as Mr. Johnson Dandy Nichols as Mrs. Johnson Sally Ann Howes as Christabel Juliet Mills as Little Polly Laurence Baskcomb as Mr. Rumbold Anthony PelissierBetty Ann DaviesDandy NicholsDiana ChurchillDramaEdward ChapmanFinlay CurrieGladys HensonJohn MillsJuliet MillsLaurence BaskcombMegs JenkinsSally Ann HowesShelagh Fraser Advertisement advertisement and this just in TV13 hours ago Cutting It (BBC-1 2002-2005, Amanda Holden, Sarah Parish) Comedy drama series. Allie runs a successful hairdressing salon but her problems begin when a rival salon opens across the... TV13 hours ago Culloden (BBC-1 1964, George McBean, Olivier Espitalier-Noel) Highly innovative documentary drama telling the story of the last battle to be fought on British soil in 1746 at... TV13 hours ago C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia (BBC-2 2006, Anton Rodgers, Diane Venora) Biographical drama. The story of author CS Lewis’s life from childhood to old age as his views on religion alter... TV13 hours ago Crow Road, The (BBC-2 1996, Joe McFadden, Peter Capaldi) Drama serial. Prentice McHoan returns to his Scottish home and gets caught up in the dark secrets that everyone around... TV13 hours ago New Tricks (BBC 2003-2015 with James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman) Crime drama series New Tricks took the Cold Case took it’s natural extreme by bringing out of retirement a group... search EPISODES Episodes21 hours ago Warrior: They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think (S1EP8 Cinemax Fri 24 May 2019) They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think: After a bloodbath on the streets of Chinatown, the Hop Wei and Long... Episodes21 hours ago Doom Patrol: Ezekiel Patrol (Season 1 Finale DC Fri 24 May 2019) Ezekiel Patrol: The Doom Patrol go their separate ways in the season finale. Airdate: Friday 24 May 2019 on DC.... Episodes21 hours ago Portals to Hell: Emerald Hill Hell House (S1EP5 Travel Fri 24 May 2019) Emerald Hill Hell House: Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman investigate a 19th-century estate in Monongahela, Pa., which is bursting with... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.