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

Folly to Be Wise

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| Film | | UK | B&W | Comedy | 1h 31min |
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Stars: Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan, Roland Culver

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

Reviews (1)

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

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
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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Director

Frank Launder

Producer

Sidney Gilliat
Frank Launder

Writer

(play)
(screenplay)

Production companies

British Lion Film Corporation
London Film Productions
 

Pictures (1)

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

 
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