The Lavender Hill Mob

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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Episode of Series “Forever Ealing”.
This comedy stars Alec Guinness as an underpaid bank clerk who plans and executes a gold robbery but his colleagues’ attempt to hide the loot leads to bizarre and suspenseful complications. Also features Stanley Holloway and Sidney James. Won Academy award for Best story and screenplay.

Credits

director

Charles Crichton

producer

Michael Truman

production company

Ealing Studios

Language

English

Duration

01:18:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37562

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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