The Ladykillers 1955 Film Poster

The Ladykillers

Date: 09/03/2019
Screening Time: 3:00pm
Location: Whauphill Village Hall
Certificate: U
Film Summary:

Music professor Alec Guinness rents a London flat from sweet old lady Katie Johnson. He tells her that, from time to time, several other musicians will visit in order to rehearse. In truth, Guinness can’t play a note, nor can his visitors: he’s a criminal mastermind, holding court over a gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Peter Sellers, homicidal Herbert Lom and punchdrunk Danny Green. The gang uses Guinness’ flat as headquarters as they conceive a daring 60,000 pound robbery. After pulling off the job, the gang stuffs the loot in a railway station locker. To avoid detection, Guinness convinces the ever-trusting Johnson to pick up the money. Through a series of comic complications, Johnson returns home with a police escort, with neither the woman nor the bobbies suspecting that she’s carrying a fortune in her suitcase. Mistakenly believing that Johnson has ratted on them, the gang reluctantly plans to eliminate her. The Ladykillers won an Oscar nomination for William Rose’s screenplay, and a BFA award for veteran character actress Johnson.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker
Runtime: 1 hr 31 mins
Released: 1955


Adult Ticket: £5
Concession Tickets: £3
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Venue Address: B7052, Newton Stewart DG8 9NN, UK

B7052, Newton Stewart DG8 9NN, UK

 

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