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The Man in the White Suit (1951)

U 1951-08-07 (GB) ComedyScience Fiction 1h 25m
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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...

  1. Alexander Mackendrick

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Roger MacDougall


  3. John Dighton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alec Guinness

    Alec Guinness

    Sidney Stratton

  2. Joan Greenwood

    Joan Greenwood

    Daphne Birnley

  3. Cecil Parker

    Cecil Parker

    Alan Birnley

  4. Michael Gough

    Michael Gough

    Michael Corland

  5. Ernest Thesiger

    Ernest Thesiger

    Sir John Kierlaw

  6. Vida Hope

    Vida Hope


  7. Howard Marion-Crawford

    Howard Marion-Crawford


  8. Miles Malleson

    Miles Malleson

    The Tailor

  9. Henry Mollison

    Henry Mollison


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The Man in the White Suit
The Man in the White Suit

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Original Language English

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