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Brothers in Law

Brothers in Law

Roy Boulting (1956)

90min
U Certificate
Monday 8:15am - 10:15am Talking Pictures
B&W
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Review

Our Score
The Boulting brothers' delightfully witty follow-up to their smash hit Private's Progress features many of the same cast. Its source novel is by Henry Cecil, himself a distinguished QC, and hopefully quite unlike the absent-minded QC played by Miles Malleson to whom our hero Ian Carmichael is apprenticed. Carmichael is surrounded here by a cast of accomplished character actors, including the splendid Terry-Thomas and the redoubtable Richard Attenborough as a smarmy fellow barrister. This is still very funny and relevant today.

Summary

Ian Carmichael stars as an inexperienced barrister who blunders through a succession of comic misadventures in and out of court. Side-splitting Boulting Brothers comedy, with Terry-Thomas, Richard Attenborough, Miles Malleson, Irene Handl and John Le Mesurier.

Cast & Crew

Henry Marshall Richard Attenborough
Roger Thursby Ian Carmichael
Alfred Green Terry-Thomas
Sally Smith Jill Adams
Kendall Grimes Miles Malleson
Alec Blair Eric Barker
Mrs Potter Irene Handl
Judge Ryman John Le Mesurier
Tatlock Raymond Huntley
Charles Poole Nicholas Parsons
Judge Lawson Kynaston Reeves
Mrs Newent Olive Sloane
Director Roy Boulting
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Other Information

Language: English Black and White Theatrical distributor: British Lion Film Corp Ltd Available on: Available on video and DVD

Comedy

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