Showing Mon 21 Apr and Tue 22 Apr
- Alexander Mackendrick
- Country of origin and year
- UK 1955
- 97 minutes
- Rated PG
- Cast: Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson.
Screenings from Mon 21 Apr
|Mon 21 Apr||18:15 Filmhouse screen 1|
|Tue 22 Apr||15:30 Filmhouse screen 2||20:35 Filmhouse screen 3|
|Wed 23 Apr|
|Thu 24 Apr|
|Fri 25 Apr|
|Sat 26 Apr|
|Sun 27 Apr|
One of the blackest comedies to come out of Ealing Studios. A little old lady (Katie Johnson) lives in a tumbledown house near St Pancras Station, and takes in as a lodger a strange ‘professor’ with prominent dentures (Guinness in one of his most vivid disguises). He has four odd friends who visit regularly for the purpose, she is told, of playing chamber music. In fact they are plotting a robbery and intend to use the house as their HQ...
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