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The History of Mr. Polly (1949) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Anthony Pelissier and produced by John Mills.

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The Innkeeper: I suppose you're all right. You've got a sort of half respectable look about you. I suppose you haven't done anything?
Alfred Polly: Bit of arson.
The Innkeeper: So long as you haven't the habit.
Alfred Polly: My first time, m'am, and my last.

The Innkeeper: Have you ever been to prison?
Alfred Polly: Never.
The Innkeeper: Nor reformatory?
Alfred Polly: Not me. Do I look reformed?

The Innkeeper: I want an odd man about the place.
Alfred Polly: I'm odd all right.

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An earlier Hollywood version starring Charles Laughton was in production but was cancelled following the outbreak of the Second World War.
First feature film of Lyndon Brook.
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