The Man In The White Suit' DVD, Alec Guinness (1951), New & Sealed
Sir Alec Guinness delivers one of his most beloved performances as Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out of gets dirty. But when the mill owners and workers both realize that this miracle fabric will destroy their industry. Sidney suddenly becomes the most hunted man in the nation. Can a young idealist trapped between big business and mad unions find safety in science or will the future of Britian become unraveled by one extraordinary suit?
Directed by Alexander Mackendrick (The Ladykillers, Sweet Smell of Success), The Man in the White Suit received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay and is considered by fans and critics alike as the definitive Guinness/Ealing comedy. The Alec Guinness Collection presents this screen legend's classic comedies inclduing Kind Hearts and Coronets. The Lavender Hill Mod, The Ladykillers and The Captain's Paradise, all still considered to be among the greatest movie comedies ever made.
Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Writing Credits: John Dighton & Roger MacDougall (also play)
Alec Guinness .... Sidney Stratton
Joan Greenwood .... Daphne Birnley, Alan Birnley's daughter
Cecil Parker .... Alan Birnley, Textile Mill Owner/Narrator
Michael Gough .... Michael Corland, Textile Mill Owner
Ernest Thesiger .... Sir John Kierlaw
Howard Marion-Crawford .... Cranford (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Henry Mollison .... Hoskins, Lab Manager at Birnley Mill
Vida Hope .... Bertha, Birnley Mill worker
Patric Doonan .... Frank
Duncan Lamont .... Harry, Mill worker
Harold Goodwin .... Wilkins, Lab Technician at Corland Mill
Colin Gordon .... Hill
Joan Harben .... Miss Johnson, Birnley's Secretary
Arthur Howard .... Roberts
Roddy Hughes .... Green, Lab Technician at Corland Mill
Coding: All Region Code / NTSC Format
Video: 4:3 Fullscreen
Audio: Dolby Digital / 5.1 Surround Sound / AC-3
Languages: English / Mandarin
Subtitles: Simplify Chinese / Traditional Chinese (All Removable)
Colour: Black and White
by WILLIAM DUNBAR
Date Added: 03/29/2009
Amazing movie, visually stunning well worth the price, excellent price!
[5 of 5 Stars]
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 14 June, 2008.