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I'm All Right Jack (1959)

A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.

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Fred Kite / Sir John Kennaway
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Bertram Tracepurcel (as Denis Price)
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Mrs. Kite
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Mr. Mohammed
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Raymond Huntley ...
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Victor Maddern ...
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Kenneth Griffith ...
Dai
Fred Griffiths ...
Charlie
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Naive Stanley Windrush returns from the war, his mind set on a successful career in business. Much to his own dismay, he soon finds he has to start from the bottom and work his way up, and also that the management as well as the trade union use him as a tool in their fight for power. Written by Anonymous

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7 March 1960 (Sweden)  »

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Après moi le déluge  »

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Ian Carmichael's character is called Stanley Windrush. MV Empire Windrush was the name of ship that bought the first group of West Indian immigrants to Britain in 1948. See more »

Goofs

In the shot preceding Stanley Windrush placing his bowler hat on the conveyor belt you can see the hat already on the conveyor. See more »

Quotes

Fred Kite: We do not and cannot accept the principle that incompetence justifies dismissal. That is victimisation.
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Opening quote: "Oh! Brave New World that hath such people in't" --William Shakespeare See more »

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Land of Hope and Glory
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Music by Edward Elgar and original lyrics by A.C. Benson
Sung by the crowd with modified lyrics outside Aunt Dolly's house
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First-rate comedy
7 February 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Superior example of British comedy film making amongst a sea of duds. British film-makers never got it more right than here. Tremendous story and script plus wonderful performances from a whole host of character actors, especially Peter Sellers and Terry-Thomas.

Very funny satire on British industrial relations.


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