Very important person [Study extract]

United Kingdom, 1961

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An extract from “Very Important Person”, directed by Ken Annakin. Features Farrow’s relations with other prisoners who suspect him of being a spy, his accidental discovery of the escape tunnel, and his encounter with the Camp Commandant on parade. Cast includes James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Eric Sykes, Richard Wattis.

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Credits

production company

Rank Organisation Film Productions

Society for Education in Film and Television

co-producer

Julian Wintle

Leslie Parkyn

director

Ken Annakin

Duration

00:10:23:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1961

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011483

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Escapes

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Prisoners of war

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Escapes

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Spies

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion pictures - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Escapes

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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