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Sailor Beware(Movie, 1956)

1h 21min | Genre: Comedy
Sailor BewareRating: 3.9/5 (with 22 votes)
Sailor Beware! is a 1956 British romantic comedy film directed by Gordon Parry. It was released as Panic in the Parlor in the United States. The film is an adaptation of the successful stage play of the same name. It follows the story of a sailor betrothed to be married, but wary that home-life may echo that of her parents: a hen-pecked husband and battle-axe mother. It is one of Michael Caine's first films; he has a small, uncredited role as a sailor. ()
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About Sailor Beware

Battle-axe Emma Hornett dominates her hen-pecked husband Henry, his meek sister Edie and daughter Shirley. Shirley is to marry young sailor Albert,raised in an orphanage,and he and best man Carnoustie stay with the Hornetts on the eve of the wedding, though Emma makes sure the stag night is a brief one. Next day Albert fails to show up for the wedding. He eventually turns up at the house and confides in the vicar that if family life is anything like the Hornetts he wants no part of it. When the Hornetts are told this Emma declares that she sees that has been a "very wicked woman" and will mend her ways but, as the young couple eventually marry and move into their own house , one wonders how long her change of heart will last.


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Additional Information

Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 1 language: English (EN)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/01/1956
Director: Gordon Parry
Producer: Jack Clayton
Screenwriter: Falkland Cary
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Sailor Beware!"
"Sailor, Beware!"
"Panic in the Parlor"
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:44251, Added: 03/11/2018, Last updated: 03/23/2021