Main title from My Learned Friend (1943)

My Learned Friend

(1943)

Film | United Kingdom | B&W | 1h 14min
| Stars: Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Mervyn Johns | Directors: Basil Dearden, Will Hay

A shady lawyer is last on a mad ex-convict’s murder list of those who helped him get convicted

Cast

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British character comedian, Will Hay, wears a mortar board in his trademark schoolmaster role
William Fitch
Photograph of British actor, Claude Hulbert, from the 1935 film The Butter and Egg Man (1)
Claude Babbington
Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Grimshaw
Lawrence Hanray
Sir Norman
Aubrey Mallalieu
Magistrate
Charles Victor
‘Safety’ Wilson
Derna Hazell
Gloria
Leslie Harcourt
Barman
Eddie Phillips
‘Basher’ Blake
G H Mulcaster
Dr Scudamore
Ernest Thesiger
Ferris
Lloyd Pearson
Colonel Chudleigh
Gibb McLaughlin
Butler
Maudie Edwards
Ethel ‘Aladdin’ Redfern
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Pictures

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Grimshaw (Mervyn Johns) wears a hat and bow tie in My Learned Friend (1943)
Main title from My Learned Friend (1943)

Production

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British character comedian, Will Hay, wears a mortar board in his trademark schoolmaster role
Director
Basil Dearden
Director
Angus MacPhail
Writer
John Dighton
Writer

Companies

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Ealing Studios
Production company