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The Ladykillers


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starring Alec Guinness
Cecil Parker , Herbert Lorn Peter Sellers , Danny Green
' Mrs Lopsided ' is one of London's nicer landladies. A little vague perhaps, but definitely not the sort of person to have a gang of desperate criminals in her house. Unfortunately, Professor Marcus and his friends are not the musical society she supposes and their plans for the little old lady are anything but harmonious.
Director ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK Films: page 13


Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: Herbert Lorn
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Danny Green
Unknown: Mrs Lopsided
Producer: Michael Balcon
Director: Alexander MacKendrick
The Professor: Alec Guinness
The Major: Cecil Parker
Louis: Herbert Lom
Harry: Peter Sellers
One-Round: Danny Green
Mrs Wilberforce: Katie Johnson
Police Supt: Jack Warner
Barrow boy: Frankie Howerd
Police sergeant: Philip Stainton
Junkman: Fred Griffiths
Cab driver: Kenneth Connor
Second cab driver: Sam Kydd
Old lady: Phoebe Hodgson
Hypatia: Helene Burls
Lettice: Edie Martin
Amelia: Evelyn Kerry
Policeman: Neil Wilson

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