The Gentle Sex 79 years old

Seven 'gentle' British girls who decide to "do their bit" and help out during World War II.

The Gentle Sex

During the War seven women from very different backgrounds find themselves together in the Auxiliary Territorial Services. They are soon drilling, driving lorries, and manning ack-ack batteries.

Credits

The Gentle Sex Cast

Name Character
John Laurie He was 46, 83 years old when he died as Scots Corporal
Leslie Howard He was 50, 50 years old when he died as Narrator (Voice)
Lilli Palmer She was 28, 71 years old when she died as Erna Debruski
Everley Gregg She was 42, 58 years old when she died as Miss Simpson
Frederick Leister He was 57, 84 years old when he died as Colonel Lawrence
Miles Malleson He was 54, 80 years old when he died as Guard
Rosamund John She was 29, 85 years old when she died as Maggie Fraser
Mary Jerrold She was 65, 77 years old when she died as Mrs. Sheridan
Rosalyn Boulter She was 26, 80 years old when she died as Telephonist
Jimmy Hanley He was 24, 51 years old when he died as 1st Soldier
Johnnie Schofield He was 44, 56 years old when he died as Sgt. in Dance Cafe
Joan Greenwood She was 22, 65 years old when she died as Betty Miller
Joan Gates as Gwen Hayden
Claude Bailey He was 47, 54 years old when he died as Staff Officer
Elliott Mason She was 55, 61 years old when she died as Mrs. Fraser
Amy Dalby She was 55, 81 years old when she died as Lady Behind the Bar at the Dance
Richard George He was 381, 51 years old when he died as Naval Officer
Tony Bazell He was 29, 72 years old when he died as Ted
Meriel Forbes She was 29, 86 years old when she died as Junior Commander Davis
Joyce Howard She was 21, 88 years old when she died as Anne Lawrence
Jean Gillie She was 27, 33 years old when she died as Jean Gillie
Harry Welchman He was 57, 79 years old when he died as Captain Ferrier
Roland Pertwee He was 58, 77 years old when he died as Captain
John Justin He was 25, 85 years old when he died as Flying Officer David Sheridan
Peter Cotes He was 31, 86 years old when he died as Taffy
Nicholas Stuart He was 17, now 61 years old as British Officer
Grace Arnold She was 44, 80 years old when she died as Restaurant Attendant
Frank Atkinson He was 50, 69 years old when he died as Restaurant Customer
Ronald Shiner He was 39, 63 years old when he died as Racegoer

The Gentle Sex Crew

Name Department
Carmen Dillon as Art Direction. She was 34 (91) years old when She died Art
John Greenwood as Music. He was 216 (248) years old when He died Sound
Robert Krasker as Director of Photography. He was 29 (67) years old when He died Camera
Robert Krasker as Cinematography. He was 29 (67) years old when He died Crew
Derrick De Marney as Producer. He was 36 (71) years old when He died Production
Paul Sheriff as Supervising Art Director. He was 39 (56) years old when He died Art
C.P. Norman as Art Direction. Art
Moie Charles as Writer. Writing
Charles Saunders as Editor. He was 39 (92) years old when He died Editing
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The Gentle Sex (79 years)

Seven 'gentle' British girls who decide to "do their bit" and help out during World War II.

  • Release day: Sunday, May 23, 1943
  • Runtime: 92 minutes