Hobson's Choice (1974)

Hobson's dochters (original title)
Henry Hobson runs a successful boot-maker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford. A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to run the lives of his three unruly ... See full summary »

Director:

Luc Philips

Writers:

Harold Brighouse (play), Anty Westerling (translator)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Frank Aendenboom ... Albert Prosser
Camilia Blereau Camilia Blereau ... Alice Hobson
Walter Claessens Walter Claessens ... Dr. MacFarlane
Hubert Damen Hubert Damen ... William Mossop
Ketty Van de Poel Ketty Van de Poel ... Maggie Hobson
Martin Gyselinck Martin Gyselinck ... Tubby Wadlow
Yolande Markey Yolande Markey ... Mrs. Hepworth
Paul S'Jongers Paul S'Jongers ... Henry Horatio Hobson
Ray Verhaeghe Ray Verhaeghe ... Jim Heeler
Bernard Verheyden Bernard Verheyden ... Fred Beenstock
Veerle Wijffels Veerle Wijffels ... Vickey Hobson
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Storyline

Henry Hobson runs a successful boot-maker's shop in nineteenth-century Salford. A widower with a weakness for the pub opposite, he tries forcefully to run the lives of his three unruly daughters. When he decrees 'no marriages' to avoid the expensive matter of settlements, eldest daughter Maggie rebels and sets her sights on Will Mossop, Hobson's star boot-maker. Maggie and Will leave to start up in competition, and she then turns her mind to helping her sisters marry their chosen partners.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Details

Country:

Belgium

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

23 June 1974 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Hobson's Choice See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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