Barnacle Bill (1957 film)

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Barnacle Bill (released in the US as All at Sea) is a 1957 Ealing Studios comedy film, starring Alec Guinness.wikipedia
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Barnacle Bill (released in the US as All at Sea) is a 1957 Ealing Studios comedy film, starring Alec Guinness. This was the penultimate Ealing comedy as well as the last film Guinness made for Ealing Studios.
The first was Hue and Cry (1947) and the last Barnacle Bill (1956).

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This was the penultimate Ealing comedy as well as the last film Guinness made for Ealing Studios.
Hue and Cry (1947) is generally considered to be the earliest of the cycle, and Barnacle Bill (1957) the last, although some sources list Davy (also 1957) as the final Ealing comedy.

Percy Herbert (actor)

Percy Herbert
With the assistance of his new second-in-command, a former RN rating named Tommy (Percy Herbert), and much hard work with help by a group of bored local teenagers, Ambrose soon has the pier repaired.
Beginning in the early 1950s, he went on to make nearly seventy films, often playing soldiers, most notably in The Cockleshell Heroes, The Bridge on the River Kwai (for which he also worked as consultant), Sea of Sand, Tunes of Glory, The Guns of Navarone, Guns at Batasi, Tobruk and The Wild Geese. However, he was equally at home in comedies (Barnacle Bill, Casino Royale, two Carry On films), fantasy (One Million Years B.C., Mysterious Island), drama (Becket, Bunny Lake is Missing), and science fiction (Quatermass 2, Night of the Big Heat).

Alec Guinness

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Barnacle Bill (released in the US as All at Sea) is a 1957 Ealing Studios comedy film, starring Alec Guinness.

Victor Maddern

The workers are an apathetic bunch, led by an insolent Figg (Victor Maddern), who quits as soon as the new owner begins imposing some semblance of discipline.
Barnacle Bill (1957) – Figg

Donald Pleasence

Donald Pleasence as Cashier
Some notable early roles include Parsons in 1984 (1956), and minor roles opposite Alec Guinness in Barnacle Bill (1957) and Dirk Bogarde in The Wind Cannot Read (1958).

Jackie Collins

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Jackie Collins as June
There, Collins tried acting in small parts in low budget British films, including Barnacle Bill (1957), Rock You Sinners (1957), The Safecracker (1958), Intent to Kill (1958), Passport to Shame (1958), and The Shakedown (1960), in which she was credited as Lynn Curtis.

Maurice Denham

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Then he has to deal with the local town council, headed by the crooked Mayor Crowley (Maurice Denham) and the hostile Arabella Barrington (Irene Browne), who mistakes him for a peeping tom when they first meet.
Barnacle Bill (1957) as Crowley

Irene Browne

Then he has to deal with the local town council, headed by the crooked Mayor Crowley (Maurice Denham) and the hostile Arabella Barrington (Irene Browne), who mistakes him for a peeping tom when they first meet.
Barnacle Bill (1957)

Lloyd Lamble

Lloyd Lamble as Superintendent Browning
Barnacle Bill (1957) - Superintendent Browning

Charles Frend

Frend directed Alec Guinness in Barnacle Bill (1957), the penultimate Ealing comedy.