Jacqueline (film)

Jacqueline is a 1956 British drama film shot in Belfast and directed by Roy Ward Baker. It is based on the novel The Grand Man (1954) by Catherine Cookson.[1]

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Directed byRoy Ward Baker
StarringJohn Gregson
Music byCedric Thorpe Davie
CinematographyGeoffrey Unsworth
Edited byJohn D. Guthridge
George H. Brown Productions
Distributed byRank
Release date
5 June 1956
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Steel worker Mike McNeil's drinking spirals out of control when he loses his job due to vertigo at the Belfast shipyard. But his devoted young daughter Jacqueline vows to help him. She attempts to persuade a tough land-owner to give her troubled dad another chance.[1]


Critical receptionEdit

Britmovie called the film "gushingly sentimental";[1] while Sky Movies called it "a likeable little drama with earnest performances and atmospheric background detail."[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Jacqueline".

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