1950s British comedy. When it's time for the reading of Henry Russell (Hugh Griffith)'s will, his relatives gather in eager anticipation of the wealth that could be theirs. But they are surprised to discover that their inheritance is conditional upon them each performing a certain humiliating task. Snobbish Agnes (Fay Compton) must take work as a domestic servant, timid bank clerk Herbert (George Cole) must become a bank robber, pillar-of-the-community Deniston (Alastair Sim) must get sent to prison, and playboy Simon (Guy Middleton) must get married. Will the lure of money be enough for the relatives to go against type?

Laughter in Paradise

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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
29/06/2020
Studio
StudioCanal
format
DVD / Normal
Duration
93
Certificate UK
U

1950s British comedy. When it's time for the reading of Henry Russell (Hugh Griffith)'s will, his relatives gather in eager anticipation of the wealth that could be theirs. But they are surprised to discover that their inheritance is conditional upon them each performing a certain humiliating task. Snobbish Agnes (Fay Compton) must take work as a domestic servant, timid bank clerk Herbert (George Cole) must become a bank robber, pillar-of-the-community Deniston (Alastair Sim) must get sent to prison, and playboy Simon (Guy Middleton) must get married. Will the lure of money be enough for the relatives to go against type?

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Director: Mario Zampi
Producer: Mario Zampi
Writer: Michael Pertwee
Writer: Jack Davies
Music: Stanley Black
Actor: Alastair Sim
Actor: Fay Compton
Actor: George Cole
Actor: Joyce Grenfell
Actor: Guy Middleton
Actor: Hugh Griffith
Actor: John Laurie
Actor: Ronald Adam
Actor: Leslie Dwyer
Actor: A. E. Matthews
Actor: Audrey Hepburn
Cinematographer: William McLeod

Main Format
DVD
Keyword Index
Laughter in Paradise|Alastair Sim
Colour
B/W
Region
Region 2
Extras 1
High Definition extras tbc
Extras 2
Language(s):English, InteractiveMenu
Extras 3
ImageGallery, Interviews:StephenFry(actor), MinistryofInformationshort'Nero:SaveFuel'(1943),AlastairSim'sRectorialAddressatEdinburghUniversity(1949)
Catalogue Number
OPTD4339

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