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Small Hotel (1957)

 |  Comedy  |  October 1957 (UK)
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The crafty and experienced waiter Albert keeps things running smoothly at the Jolly Fiddler Hotel, and he is the only one who can placate the crabby justice of the peace who is a permanent ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Gordon Harker ...
Albert
Marie Lohr ...
Mrs. Samson-Fox
John Loder ...
Mr. Finch
Irene Handl ...
Mrs. Gammon
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Effie
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Caroline Mallet
Ruth Trouncer ...
Sheila
Francis Matthews ...
Alan Pryor
Frederick Schiller ...
Foreigner
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Roland
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Dorothy Bromiley
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The crafty and experienced waiter Albert keeps things running smoothly at the Jolly Fiddler Hotel, and he is the only one who can placate the crabby justice of the peace who is a permanent resident there. But Mr. Finch, a representative from the chain that owns the hotel, thinks that Albert is too old and should be fired. When Finch visits the hotel, his ideas and his manner quickly antagonize the staff and guests, setting off a lengthy battle of wills. Written by Snow Leopard

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a gem
24 September 2004 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

I pretty much agree with the comments made by the first reviewer here.

I watched this movie mainly because I'm a Janet Munro fan (this was her first movie). It was clear from the first few minutes, however, that being a Munro fan was not the sole reason for watching, as it's a well-observed, well thought-out little gem, filled with fun and completely unpretentious.

As to Miss Munro, she did not disappoint, more than holding her own with seasoned actors such as Gordon Harker and Marie Lohr, themselves absolutely delightful in their roles.

This one should be made more widely available in the U.S.

No need to read this last line; I'm just adding it, since IMDb now insists that our reviews contain at least ten lines. Sheesh.


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