Main title from Folly to Be Wise (1952) (4). Copyright 1952 British Lion Film Corporation Ltd

Folly to Be Wise

(1952)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy | 1h 31min |
A
| Stars: Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan, Roland Culver | Director: Frank Launder

A brains trust at an army unit sets off a battle of the sexes

Cast (14)

Publicity photograph of British actor, Alastair Sim
Rev William Paris
Elizabeth Allan
Angela Prout
British actor, Roland Culver
George Prout
Colin Gordon
Professor Mutch
Martita Hunt
Lady Dodd
Janet Brown
Jessie
Peter Martyn
Walter
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring Miles Malleson
Dr Hector McAdam
Edward Chapman
Joseph Byres MP
Cyril Chamberlain
Drill Sergeant
Michael Ripper
Drill Corporal
Robin Bailey
Intellectual Corporal
Michael Kelly
Staff Sergeant
George Cole
Soldier in Brains Trust audience
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Reviews

(1)

Typical James Bridie comedy, which starts brightly and whimsically, then peters out and is saved by the acting. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Folly to Be Wise (1952) (4). Copyright 1952 British Lion Film Corporation Ltd

Production

(3)
Frank Launder
Director / Producer / Writer (screenplay)
Sidney Gilliat
Producer
James Bridie
Writer (play)

Companies

(3)
British Lion Film Corporation
Production company
London Film Productions
Production company
British Lion Film Corporation
Distribution company