My Teenage Daughter

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My Teenage Daughter
"My Teenage Daughter" (1956).jpg
British quad poster by Brian Robb
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byFelicity Douglas
Starring Anna Neagle
Sylvia Syms
Norman Wooland
Music by Stanley Black
Cinematography Mutz Greenbaum
Edited byBasil Warren
Production
company
Herbert Wilcox Productions
Distributed by British Lion
Release date
  • 20 June 1956 (1956-06-20)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Box office£181,467 (UK) [1]

My Teenage Daughter, later Teenage Bad Girl, is a 1956 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Sylvia Syms and Norman Wooland. [2] The screenplay concerns a mother who tries to deal with her teenage daughter's descent into delinquency. It was intended as a British response to Rebel Without a Cause . It was the last commercially successful film made by Wilcox. [3]

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Cast

Production

Neagle and Wilcox commissioned playwright Felicity Douglas to write a script about the generation gap. [4]

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References

  1. Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p509
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. Harper & Porter p.158
  4. STEPHEN WATTS (21 August 1955). "Neagle-Wilcox on Youth—Profits-- Random Round-Up of New Ventures". New York Times. p. 101.

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