A young scientist invents an unbreakable fabric that dispels dirt. Soon, he finds himself being hunted by both textile moguls and trade unionists, both determined to keep his invention from reaching the public. Alec Guinness shines in this inspired Ealing comedy, one of the most cherished entries from the fabled studio.
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When a mistake at the Ministry of Education sends the girls of St. Swithin's to board with the boys of Nutbourne College, it causes mayhem for both headmasters. The two must, however, join forces, in order to conceal the mistake from parents and governors. The Happiest Days Of Your Life is a mast...
Smallest Show on Earth
When Matt (Bill Travers) and Jean Spenser (Virginia McKenna) inherit the Bijou cinema they are thrilled. However, all is not what it seems. Upon arrival, they realise that the movie theatre is a debt-ridden mess, kept going by three eccentric pensioners. In order to try and keep afloat, Matt and ...
At Last the 1948 Show volume 2
Before Monty Python's Flying Circus and The Goodies there was At Last the 1948 Show, the ground-breaking comedy sketch series starring John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marty Feldman, and Aimi MacDonald. Highlights of this package include brilliant a solo turn from Brooke-Taylor as ...