Lucky Jim (1957)

U 09/17/1957 (GB) Comedy 1h 35m
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A Rollicking Lampoon of University High- and Low-Life!

Overview

Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get entangled with unexciting but neurotic Margaret Peel, a friend of the Professor's. All-in-all, the pub is the only friendly place to be. His misery is completed at a dreadful weekend gathering of the Welch clan by the arrival of son Bertrand. Not so much that Betrand is loud-mouthed and boorish - which he is - but that he has as companion Christine Callaghan, the sort of marvellous and unattainable woman Jim can only dream about.

  1. John Boulting

    Director

  2. Kingsley Amis

    Novel

  3. Patrick Campbell

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ian Carmichael

    Ian Carmichael

    Jim Dixon

  2. Terry-Thomas

    Terry-Thomas

    Bertrand Welch

  3. Hugh Griffith

    Hugh Griffith

    Professor Welch

  4. Sharon Acker

    Sharon Acker

    Christine Callaghan

  5. Jean Anderson

    Jean Anderson

    Mrs. Welch

  6. Maureen Connell

    Maureen Connell

    Margaret Peel

  7. Clive Morton

    Clive Morton

    Sir Hector Gore-Urquhart

  8. John Welsh

    John Welsh

    The Principal (as John Welch)

  9. Reginald Beckwith

    Reginald Beckwith

    University Porter

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Lucky Jim
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Original Language English

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