Tag Archives: Alastair Sim
Inspector Hornleigh (1939) Eugene Forde, Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Miki Hood, Comedy, Mystery, Crime
This Man Is News (1938) David MacDonald, Barry K. Barnes, Valerie Hobson, Alastair Sim, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
The Doctor’s Dilemma (1958) Anthony Asquith, Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Comedy, Drama
Mrs. Dubedat loves and idolizes her artist husband, Louis, but he is dying of tuberculosis. She goes to a doctor and convinces him to save her husband. The doctor can keep only so many patients, and must choose who is worth saving, but is convinced that Louis’ artistic talents make him worthy.
Left Right and Centre (1959) Sidney Gilliat, Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim, Patricia Bredin, Comedy, Romance
At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
School for Scoundrels (1960) Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Comedy
Endlessly finding himself on the wrong end of a situation, businessman Henry Palfrey seeks help at the College of Lifemanship run by the cunning Mr. Potter. An ideal pupil, it doesn’t take long before Henry’s picked up a few good tricks and sets out to show the world he’s a winner. Taking aim at everyone who beat him in the past, he ultimately focuses on the ultra-charming bachelor who stole his girlfriend. As he discovers revenge can be quite enjoyable, the much improved Henry will soon learn what it really means to be a success.
Hue and Cry (1947) Charles Crichton, Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for some hanky-panky at the Green Man on the south coast, where Hawkins is planning to retire him for good. But before he can get on with this the hit-man has a procession of unwanted visitors at home to dispose of – one way or another.
Green for Danger (1946) Sidney Gilliat, Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In a rural English hospital during WWII, a postman dies on the operating table. One of the nurses states that she has proof of who the murderer is. The facetious Inspector Cockrill suspects one of the five doctors and nurses who were in the operating theater to be the assassin. But four poisonous pills have disappeared….