Hue and cry

United Kingdom, 1946

Film
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Episode of Series “Forever Ealing”.
While reading a hair-rasing serial in the magazine “The Trump”, 15 year-old Joe Kirby finds that his over-active imagination has exceeded itself and he lands right in the middle of the story. Joe convinces himself and friends that the magazine installments are being used as a means of secret communication by a masterly gang of criminals. Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Valerie White and Jack Lambert.

Credits

director

Charles Crichton

co-producer

Henry Cornelius

Sir Michael Balcon

production company

Rank Film Productions

Ealing Studios

Duration

01:19:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1946

Appears in

Group of items

Forever Ealing

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

306557

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Comedy

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Gangster films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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