U certificateThe Gentle Sex is a Film programme that first aired in 1941 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Gentle Sex is a 3 star programme

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The Gentle Sex (1941)

Directed by
Leslie Howard
Maurice Elvey

Second World War documentary-style morale booster that emphasised the role of women on the home front by following the fortunes of seven very different females, who all join the A.T.S. on the same day. The story follows them through basic training to their eventual postings.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 95 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1941

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White


Joan Gates...Gwen Hayden
Jean Gillie...Dot Hopkins
Joan Greenwood...Betty Miller
Joyce Howard...Anne Lawrence
Rosamund John...Maggie Fraser
Lilli Palmer...Erna Debruski
Barbara Waring...Joan Simpson
John Justin...Flying Officer David Sheridan
Mary Jerrold...Mrs. Sheridan
John Laurie...Cpl. Alexander Balfour
Elliott Mason...Mrs. Fraser
Harry Welchman...Capt. Ferrier
Miles Malleson...Railway Guard.
Jimmy Hanley...1st Soldier on Train
Meriel Forbes...Jr. Cmdr. Davis