Main title from Passport to Pimlico (1949)

Passport to Pimlico

(1949)

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| Film | B&W | Comedy | 1h 24min
| Stars: Stanley Holloway, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray | Director: Henry Cornelius

Part of a London district is discovered to belong to Burgundy, and the inhabitants find themselves free of rationing restrictions

Cast

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British comedian Stanley Holloway wears a trilby, jacket and tie as he smokes his pipe
Arthur Pemberton
Betty Warren
Connie Pemberton
An autographed photograph featuring British actress, Barbara Murray.  Signature reads ‘To John, Barbara Murray’.
Shirley Pemberton
Paul Dupuis
Duke of Burgundy
Lou (John Slater) in overcoat, tie and hat in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Frank Huggins
Jane Hylton
Molly
Raymond Huntley
Mr Wix
Philip Stainton
PCSpiller
Roy Carr
Benny Spiller
Morry Hyams (Sydney Tafler) in his store in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Fred Cowan
Nancy Gabrielle
Mrs Cowan
Malcolm Knight
Monty Cowan
Brighton Rock (1948) opening credits (3)
Hermione Baddeley
Edie Randall
Roy Gladdish
Charlie Randall
Frederick Piper
Garland
Charles Hawtrey
Bert Fitch
British comedy actress, Margaret Rutherford as Nurse Carey in Mad About Men (1954)
Professor Hatton-Jones
Stuart Lindsell
Coroner
Naunton Wayne, well-known British actor who plays the role of Leslie, one of the club friends of of Henry Garnet (Basil Radford) in ‘The Facts of Life’, one of the four Somerset Maugham stories comprising ‘Quartet’, Sydney Box’s new production for Gainsborough Pictures
Straker
British actor, Basil Radford, as Captain Paul Waggett in Whisky Galore! (1949)
Gregg
Gilbert Davis
Bagshawe
Michael Hordern
Bashford
Arthur Howard
Bassett
Bill Shine
Capt Willow
Harry Locke
Sergeant
Photograph of British actor, Sam Kydd (1)
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Sapper
Joey Carr
Dave Parsons
Lloyd Pearson
Fawcett
Arthur Denton
Customs Official
Tommy Godfrey
Bus Conductor
James Hayter
Commissionaire
Masoni
Conjurer
Fred Griffiths
Spiv
Grace Arnold
Pompous Woman
Paul Demel
Central European
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Reviews

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A cleverly detailed little comedy that inaugurated the best period of Ealing, its preoccupation with suburban man and his follies. Not exactly satire, but great fun, and kindly with it. (Halliwell’s)

News

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Poster for Six of the Best, a season of Ealing Comedies at UGC cinemas

Ealing Studios’ 100th anniversary celebrations

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Popular Ealing films screened and a DVD boxset released to celebrate 100 years of Ealing Studios.

Pictures

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Main title from Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Shirley Pemberton (Barbara Murray) and Arthur Pemberton (Stanley Holloway) in Passport to Pimlico
Poster for Six of the Best, a season of Ealing Comedies at UGC cinemas

Production

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Henry Cornelius
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
T E B Clarke
Writer (original screenplay)

Companies

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Ealing Studios
Production company
J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company