Quartet is a 1948 British anthology film with four segments, each based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham. Each segment is introduced by the author. It was successful enough to produce two sequels Trio and Encore , and popularised the compendium film format, leading to films such as O. Henry's Full House in 1952. The screenplays for the stories were all written by R. C. Sherriff. Despite their reservations, Mr. and Mrs. Garnet allow their promising tennis player son, nineteen-year-old Nicky Garnet, to travel by himself to Monte Carlo to compete in a tournament. Mr. Garnet gives him some...
|Release date:||October 26, 1948|
|Directed by:||Ralph Smart, Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French|
|Screenplay by:||W. Somerset Maugham|
|Adapted from:||The Facts of Life|