My Teenage Daughter DVD
Celebrating Sylvia Syms OBE
No of discs: 1. B&W. Year: 1956. Running Time: approx 97 mins. Drama.
Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Sylvia Syms, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Kenneth Haigh and Norman Wooland.
A woman widowed during the war struggles to keep her wayward daughter out of trouble, but the girl is led astray by a young man who leads her into delinquency.
Cast by Herbert Wilcox after seeing her in a television play, it was Syms’ second film role, making her an ‘overnight sensation,’ after which she was never out of work. Just a year
later she made Woman in a Dressing Gown, followed by Ice Cold in Alex.