School for Scoundrels

School for Scoundrels

Director: Robert Hamer Cast: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim

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Overview

In the British farce School for Scoundrels, Ian Carmichael plays a naïve young loser, Henry Palfrey, who is anxious to get ahead in the world. He enrolls in a "school" that specializes in teaching one-upmanship -- the slogan is "How to win without actually cheating." Through fair means and foul, Henry learns how to come out top dog in any situation, with such experts as (the real-life) Stephen Potter (Alastair Sim) as his guide. A perceptive series of comic blackouts exposing the essential hypocrisy in all walks of life, School for Scoundrels was based on the book by Potter.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827666829
Original Release: 1960
Source: Reel Vault
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sales rank: 12,479

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ian Carmichael Henry Palfrey
Terry-Thomas Raymond Delauney
Alastair Sim Stephen Potter
Janette Scott April Smith
Dennis Price Dunstan Dorchester
Peter Jones Dudley Dorchester
Edward Chapman Gloatbridge
John Le Mesurier Headwaiter
Irene Handl Mrs. Stringer
Kynaston Reeves General
Hattie Jacques First Instructress
Hugh Paddick Instructor
Barbara Roscoe Instructor
Gerald Campion Proudfoot
Monty Landis Fleetsnod
Jeremy Lloyd Dingle
Charles Lamb Carpenter
Anita Bolster Maid

Technical Credits
Robert Hamer Director
John Addison Score Composer,Screenwriter
Eric Aylott Makeup
Richard Best Editor
George Blackwell Special Effects
Hal E. Chester Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Erwin Hillier Cinematographer
Patricia Moyes Screenwriter
Douglas Rankin Producer
Peter Ustinov Screenwriter
Terence Verity Art Director

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