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The Smallest Show on Earth [1957]

Director:Basil Dearden
Writer:John Eldridge
William Rose
Composer:William Alwyn
Length:81 minutes
(1 hour 21 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:6.9/10
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there.

Reaction: It's a bit odd, but enjoyable.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Basil Dearden => Director
John Eldridge => Writer
William Rose => Writer
William Alwyn => Composer
Bernard Miles => Old Tom
Bill Travers => Matt Spenser
Francis De Wolff => Albert Hardcastle
George Cormack => Bell
George Cross => Commissionaire
June Cunningham => Marlene Hogg
Leslie Phillips => Robin Carter
Margaret Rutherford => Mrs. Fazackalee
Michael Corcoran => Taxi Driver
Peter Sellers => Percy Quill
Sid James => Mr. Hogg (as Sidney James)
Stringer Davis => Emmett
Virginia McKenna => Jean Spenser