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The Comedy Man

(1964)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama | 2h 32min |
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| Stars: Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price | Director: Alvin Rakoff

A middle-aged actor on the skids despearately rounds up his contacts and becomes the star of a TV commercial

Some men stay 25 all their lives

Cast

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British actor Kenneth More wears an open-necked checked shirt and watch in a casual publicity photo
Chick Byrd
British actor Cecil Parker wears a suit, tie and pocket square
Thomas Rutherford
Dennis Price sports a natty moustache, cravat and white jumper, all whilst smoking a cigarette
Tommy Morris
Billie Whitelaw
Judy
Norman Rossington
Theodore Littleton
Angela Douglas
Fay Trubshaw
Edmund Purdom
Julian Baxter
Frank Finlay
Prout
Alan Dobie
Jack Lavery
J G Devlin
Gus Sloppitt
Valerie Croft
Yvonne
Leila Croft
Pauline
Gerald Campion
Gerry
Jacqueline Hill
Sandy Lavery
Harold Goodwin
Second Assistant Director
Penny Morrell
Actress #2
Naomi Chance
Bit Part
Guy Deghy
Schuyster
Derek Francis
Merryweather
Myrtle Reed
Tommy’s Secretary
Edwin Richfield
Commercial Director
Gordon Rollings
Skippy
Eileen Way
Landlady
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Reviews

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Determinedly depressing satirical melodrama with engaging moments; comedy emphasis would have better suited the talents. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from The Comedy Man (1964) (3)

Production

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Alvin Rakoff
Director
Jon Penington
Producer
Peter Yeldham
Writer (screenplay)
Douglas Hayes
Writer (novel)

Companies

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Consant Films
Production company
Grayfilms
Production company
BLC Films
Distribution company
British Lion Film Corporation
Distribution company