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Movie poster "Fanny", United Kingdom 1944 (GDR distributor), Eastern Germany, 1950s
GDR / DDR movie poster, ± A4 size (29 x 20,5 cm)
Distributed in Eastern Germany by Progress Film Vertrieb
Publication year of the poster: 1950s (Eastern Germany)
Production company: Gainsborough Pictures
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release dates: May 1944 (UK), 1946 (France), 1948 (USA)
Country: United Kingdom
Fanny by Gaslight (US title – Man of Evil) is a 1944 British drama film, directed by Anthony Asquith and produced by Gainsborough Pictures, set in the 1870s and adapted from a 1940 novel by Michael Sadleir (also adapted as a 1981 TV serial). The film deals with themes of illegitimacy, social class, blackmail, and duelling. If you want, you can watch Fanny by Gaslight on YouTube (new window) as someone has uploaded this movie classic.
About the movie
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny witnesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician. Meeting him and then falling in love with his young advisor Harry Somerford leads to a life of ups and downs and conflict between the classes. Periodically the scoundrel of a Lord crosses her path, always to tragic effect. More information about this movie is to be found on Wikipedia (the link opens in a new window).
Distributed in Eastern Germany by Progress Film Vertrieb. To read more about Progress Film Vertrieb check out this Wikipedia page (link opens in a new window).
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