The Birthday Present (1957)

U 10/31/1957 (GB) Drama 1h 40m
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Returning from a business trip, toy salesman Simon Scott is caught attempting to smuggle a wristwatch bought for his wife's birthday through Customs. He is arrested and, due to a bungled defence by his solicitor, obliged to serve a three-month prison sentence. It is only the beginning of his woes; his employer, Colonel Wilson, is understanding, but he is ultimately forced to sack Simon, who discovers that finding another job under such circumstances is extremely difficult. But Colonel Wilson is determined to help his former employee find a solution.

  1. Pat Jackson

    Director

  2. Jack Whittingham

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tony Britton

    Tony Britton

    Simon Scott

  2. Sylvia Syms

    Sylvia Syms

    Jean Scott

  3. Jack Watling

    Jack Watling

    Bill Thompson

  4. Walter Fitzgerald

    Walter Fitzgerald

    Sir John Dell

  5. Geoffrey Keen

    Geoffrey Keen

    Colonel Wilson

  6. Howard Marion-Crawford

    Howard Marion-Crawford

    George Bates

  7. John Welsh

    John Welsh

    Chief Customs Officer

  8. Ian Bannen

    Ian Bannen

    Junior Customs Officer

  9. Lockwood West

    Lockwood West

    Mr. Barraclough

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The Birthday Present
The Birthday Present

Status Released

Original Language English

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