Man In The White Suit

Lists: Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous fabric that will never be dirty or worn out. Clearly he can make a fortune selling clothes made of the material, but may cause a crisis in the process. After all, once someone buys one of his suits they won't ever have to fix them or buy another one, and the clothing industry will collapse overnight. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing the clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures..."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1951: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Alec Guinness (Sidney Strantton)
  • Joan Greenwood (Daphne Birnley)
  • Cecil Parker (Alan Birnley)
  • Michael Gough (Michael Corland)
  • Ernest Thesiger (Sir John Kierlaw)
  • Howard Marion-Crawford (Cranford (as Howard Marion Crawford))
  • Henry Mollison (Hoskins)
  • Vida Hope (Bertha)
  • Patric Doonan (Frank)
  • Duncan Lamont (Harry)
  • Harold Goodwin (Wilkins)
  • Colin Gordon (Hill)
  • Alexander Mackendrick (Director)
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