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FILM FORUM EXCLUSIVE: 3 ALASTAIR SIMS COMEDIES

THE BELLES OF ST. TRINIAN’S
SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS
LAUGHTER IN PARADISE

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Director Robert Hamer
Cast Alastair Sim, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott
Screenplay Hal E. Chester, Patricia Moyes, Peter Ustinov, Frank Tarloff
Cinematography Erwin Hiller
1960 | United Kingdom | Approx. 94 min. | English

(1960, Robert Hamer) Perpetually losing out to absolute rotter Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael discovers the Lifeman College run by Professor Alastair Sim, and discovers the not-always-ethical secrets of getting ahead in business, on the tennis court, and in love. From the director of Kind Hearts and Coronets. With Jenette Scott and Dennis Price (the schemer of Kind Hearts).

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Reviews

“Sim creates another memorably eccentric authority figure.”
– Michael Brooke, BFI

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