Man in the white suit

United Kingdom, 1951

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Episode of Series “Forever Ealing”.
A scientist, played by Alec Guinnes, invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out. Unions and management are equally perturbed by this and endeavour to prevent its manufacture. Academy Award nomination for scripting.

Credits

director

Alexander Mackendrick

producer

Sir Michael Balcon

production company

Ealing Studios

Duration

01:24:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Group of items

Forever Ealing

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

507924

Language

English

Subject categories

Comedy

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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