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Ladykillers, The

PLU: 9317731164217
Format - DVD
Genre - Classics
Rating - PG
Consumer Advice - Mild themes, violence and coarse language
Release Date - 24/03/21
5.0 (1)

This stunning new restoration of 1955 Ealing comedy THE LADYKILLERS and the first from the original 3 strip Technicolor negative, showcases Alexander Mackendrick's vision in its full glory. Considered by many as the finest British comedy ever made. THE LADYKILLERS follows the hilarious capers of a group of small-time crooks, taking on more than they can handle in the form of their sweet elderly landlord, Mrs. Wilberforce (BAFTA Award winning actress Katie Johnson How To Murder A Rich Uncle). The criminal gang. posing as a string quartet, are unprepared for their land lord's meddling when one of the 'musicians' cases gets caught in a door, revealing the group's true identity.
Featuring an impressive all-star lineup. With the finest comedy actors of the day: Alec Guinness (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Lavender Hill Mob) plays the gang's mastermind 'Professor Marcus'. Cecil Parker (A French Mistress) is Claude otherwise known as 'Major Courtney', Peter Sellers (I'm Alright Jack) is Harry aka 'Mr. Robinson'. Herbert Lom (The Pink Panther) is Louis aka 'Mr. Harvey' and Danny Green (A Kid For Two Farthings) plays One Round also known as 'Mr. Lawson'.

Special Features

Audio Commentary with Author and Film Scholar Philip Kemp
Lobby Cards Gallery
Behind The Scenes Stills Gallery

DirectorsAlexander Mackendrick
ActorsAlec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson
Film GenreClassics
LabelUniversal Sony Pictures P/l
AudioGerman (Dolby Digital 2.0), English (Dolby Digital 2.0)
SubtitlesGerman, English
Running Time87
Region Coding4,2
TV StandardPAL
Consumer AdviceMild themes, violence and coarse language
Year of Release1955
Primary Format - Movies/TVDVD
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