Kind Hearts and Coronets

by Robert Hamer 1h41min United Kingdom 1949
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Film details

Kind Hearts and Coronets
by Robert Hamer

A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

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  • Alec Guinness : Ethelred Duc de Chalfont / Lord d’Ascoyne / Reverand lord Henry d’Ascoyne / Général Lord Rufus d’Ascoyne / Amiral Lord Horatio d’Ascoyne / Ascoyne d’Ascoyne / Henry d’Ascoyne / Lady Agatha d’Ascoyne
  • Dennis Price : Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini
  • Valérie Hobson : Edith d'Ascoyne
  • Joan Greenwood : Sibella
  • And with: Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith, John Salew, Eric Messiter, Lyn Evans, Barbara Leake, Peggy Ann Clifford


  • Director Robert Hamer
  • Scenario Robert Hamer, John Dighton
  • Original work author Roy Horniman
  • Photo director Douglas Slocombe
  • Set Design William Kellner
  • Costume Design Anthony Mendleson
  • Sound Stephen Dalby
  • Editing Peter Tanner
  • Producer Michael Balcon
  • Production Compagny Ealing Studios
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1949
  • Release date for France02/10/1950
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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