Perpetually losing out to absolute rotter Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael discovers the Lifeman College run by Professor Alastair Sim, and discovers the not-always-ethical secrets of getting ahead in business, on the tennis court, and in love. From the director of Kind Hearts and Coronets. With Jenette Scott and Dennis Price (the schemer of Kind Hearts).
DIRECTED BY ROBERT HAMER
UNITED KINGDOM | 1960 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Henry Palfrey (Ian Carmichael) tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney (Terry-Thomas). Then he discovers the Lifeman college run by “Professor” Potter (Alastair Sim) and learns the secrets of success. But does he have the courage to put all his lessons into effect?
The schoolgirls of St. Trinian’s are more interested in men and mischief than homework and hockey, but even greater trouble beckons with the arrival of two new students. Features Alastair Sim playing dual roles as the headmistress, Miss Millicent Fritton, and her twin brother, Clarence.
Practical joker Henry Russell (Hugh Griffith) leaves 50,000 pounds to his four surviving relatives, including his cousin, retired army officer Deniston Russell (Alastair Sim). There’s just one stipulation – each of them has to undertake a task completely out of character for one month.
After discovering that his favorite comic is being used to send messages between a master criminal and his gang of thieves, teenager Joe Kirby sets out to alert writer Felix Wilkinson (Alastair Sim) and turn the page on the crooks.