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Half a Sixpence


British musical star [[Performer~P129312~Tommy Steele~tommysteele]] had starred in Half a Sixpence in London and on Broadway, thus he was first choice for this garish film version. Based on the [[Performer~P214753~H.G. Wells~hgwells]] story [[Feature~V27501~Kipps~kipps]] (previously filmed in 1941 with [[Performer~P59205~Michael Redgrave~michaelredgrave]]), Half a Sixpence tells the tale of a humble London drapery clerk (Steele) who inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful...more