Teenager Joe Kirby, fantasizing he's on the track of criminals, finds to his astonishment that it has all come true. He has walked straight into the story of his comic book. Very soon he convinces himself and his adventurous cronies the comic is being used as a means of communication between a master criminal and his gang of thieves. The first of the Ealing comedies, this 1947 classic features Alastair Sim.
DIRECTED BY CHARLES CRICHTON
UNITED KINGDOM | 1947 | ENGLISH
The first of the Ealing Studios “comedies.” After discovering that his favorite comic is being used as a means of communication between a master criminal and his gang of thieves, teenager Joe Kirby (Harry Fowler) sets out to alert the writer (Alastair Sim) and turn the page on the crooks.