The Lavender Hill Mob

Charles Crichton (director)
T.E.B. Clarke (screenwriter)
Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James (starring)

N.p. Ealing Studios, 1951. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1951 film.

Holland (Alec Guinness) has been a dutiful bank clerk for 20 years, until a new neighbor, Alfred Pendlebury (Stanley Holloway), an eccentric artist who owns a foundry that makes souvenirs, helps him hatch a plan to steal gold bullion and melt them into miniature Eiffel Towers.

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Screenplay and nominated for Best Actor for Guiness.

Ranked the 17th greatest British film of all time by BFI.

Set in and shot on location in London.

8 x 10 inches. CONDITION.

Lee "The Heist Film."

[Book #147895]