Made in Heaven

Made in Heaven

Made in Heaven is a 1952 British Technicolor comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs which stars David Tomlinson, Petula Clark and Sonja Ziemann. The screenplay was based on a story by William Douglas-Home. It was shot at Pinewood Studios outside London. The film's sets were designed by the art director Maurice Carter.


Young married couple Basil (David Tomlinson) and Julie Topham (Petula Clark) enter the ancient annual Dunmow Flitch Trials (in which a married couple can win a side of bacon if at the end of one year, they have 'not wisht themselves unmarried again'). However, the Topham's happy household, and then an entire village is thrown into chaos with the arrival of an attractive Hungarian housemaid (Sonja Ziemann).

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    contentLocation London
    director John Paddy Carstairs
    editor John D. Guthridge
    genre comedy
    keywords dunmow flitch trials end married couple unmarried
    musicBy Philip Martell
    producer George H. Brown
    productionCompany Fanfare Productions
    publisher General Film Distributors
    recordedAt Pinewood Studios