Very important person [Study extract]

United Kingdom, 1961

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Ken Annakin

co-producer

Leslie Parkyn

Julian Wintle

production company

Society for Education in Film and Television

Rank Organisation Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:10:23:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30056

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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