Poet's Pub

Poet's Pub

Directed by Frederick Wilson
Produced by Donald B. Wilson
Written by Eric Linklater (novel)
Diana Morgan
Starring Derek Bond
Rona Anderson
James Robertson Justice
Joyce Grenfell
Maurice Denham
Music by Clifton Parker
Cinematography Bill Allan
Arthur Ibbetson
George Stretton
Edited by Peter Bezencenet
Aquila Film
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release dates
5 July 1949
Running time
79 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Poet's Pub is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Frederick Wilson and based on the 1929 novel by Eric Linklater. The film was one of four of David Rawnsley's Aquila Films that used his proposed "independent frame" technique. It was made at Pinewood Studios.


An Oxford poet is convinced to become manager of a country inn, after complaining about the food and service.



The film features actors viewing a combined radiogram television receiver made by Alba in 1948.

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