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The Woman's Angle is 1952 British drama film directed by Leslie Arliss and starring Edward Underdown, Cathy O'Donnell and Lois Maxwell.[2] It is based on the novel Three Cups of Coffee by Ruth Feiner.[3]

The Woman's Angle
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Directed by Leslie Arliss
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Leslie Arliss
Ruth Feiner (novel)
Mabbie Pool
Frederick Gotfurt (scenario editor)
Starring Edward Underdown
Cathy O'Donnell
Lois Maxwell
Claude Farell
Music by Robert Gill (musical score)
Louis Levy (musical director)
Cinematography Erwin Hillier
Edited by E.B. Jarvis
Distributed by Associated British-Pathé Ltd. (U.K.)
Release date
February 1952 (U.K.)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £91,096 (UK)[1]



Story of three love affairs of man who belongs to celebrated family of musicians, culminating in divorce and his final discovery of happiness.[2]



Arliss had been a fan of the novel since he read it in 1944.[4]

Critical receptionEdit

In The New York Times, Bosley Crowther thought the film was "...a grim little sample of bad writing, bad acting and bad directing all around."[5]


  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p 498
  2. ^ a b "The Woman's Angle". Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter – via Google Books. 
  4. ^ "He waited 7 years to do film". The Mail (Adelaide). 41, (2,064). South Australia. 22 December 1951. p. 7 (SUNDAY MAGAZINE). Retrieved 26 October 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
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