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The Man in the White Suit (1952)

2 Ratings: 5.0
A movie directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Ealing comedy--cozy, gentle, and whimsical, right? In this case, think again. Alexander Mackendrick was always the most politically aware of the Ealing directors, and inThe Man in the White Suit(1952) he takes the studio's favorite theme of the little … see full wiki

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2 reviews about The Man in the White Suit (1952)
review by . April 24, 2011
Sidney Stratton and his superior suits
"Now that calm and sanity have returned to the textile industry, I find it my duty to reveal something of the true story behind the recent crisis...a story which we were happily able to keep out of the newspapers at the time." –Alan Birnley       "Why can't you scientists leave things alone? What about my bit of washing when there's no washing to do?" –Mrs. Watson       The Man in the White Suit starts with …
review by . June 26, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
I recently purchased The Horse's Mouth (1958) from Amazon as well as "The Alec Guinness Collection" which includes The Man in the White Suit (1951) plus four others: Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), The Captain's Paradise (1953), and The Ladykillers (1955). Frankly, I was amazed how well each of the six films has held up since I first saw it.Directed by Alexander MacKendrick (who also directed The Ladykillers four years later), what we have in The Man in the White Suit …
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