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The History of Mr. Polly

Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.

1949 1 hour 35 minutes
69/100

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Quiet and somewhat direction-less, Alfred Polly uses the money he inherits from his father to marry and to set up shop in a small town. His heart is in neither of these enterprises and he eventually resorts to desperate measures to break free. His random wanderings in the countryside lead him to a new opportunity that just might be what he's been looking for all along.

Released

8th February 1949

75 years ago

Runtime

1 hour 35 minutes

Finishes at 2:49pm

Ratings and awards

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    6.6/10

  • TMDb Logo

    70%

  • Trakt Logo

    70%

  • FilmFlow Logo

    69%

Directed by

Anthony Pelissier

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Written by

H.G. Wells

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