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I'm All Right Jack
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Director:
Writers:
Alan Hackney (novel)
Frank Harvey (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
7 March 1960 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Three of England's Top Comedians...One Big Laugh Riot!
Plot:
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Best Labour / Union Film ever! See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Ian Carmichael ... Stanley Windrush

Terry-Thomas ... Major Hitchcock

Peter Sellers ... Fred Kite / Sir John Kennaway

Richard Attenborough ... Sidney De Vere Cox

Dennis Price ... Bertram Tracepurcel (as Denis Price)
Margaret Rutherford ... Aunt Dolly
Irene Handl ... Mrs. Kite
Liz Fraser ... Cynthia Kite
Miles Malleson ... Windrush Snr.
Marne Maitland ... Mr. Mohammed

John Le Mesurier ... Waters
Raymond Huntley ... Magistrate
Victor Maddern ... Knowles
Kenneth Griffith ... Dai
Fred Griffiths ... Charlie

Donal Donnelly ... Perce Carter
John Comer ... Shop Steward
Sam Kydd ... Shop Steward
Cardew Robinson ... Shop Steward
Tony Comer ... Shop Steward
Bruce Wightman ... Shop Steward
Bill Rayment ... Shop Steward (as Billy Rayment)
Ronnie Stevens ... Hooper
Martin Boddey ... Num Yum's Executive
Brian Oulton ... Appts. Board Examiner
Malcolm Muggeridge ... T.V. Panel Chairman
John Glyn-Jones ... Detto Executive
Pauline Winter ... Miss Forsdyke
Maurice Colbourne ... Missiles Director
Jeremy White ... Young Chemist
Robin Ray ... Young Chemist

Michael Bates ... Bootle
John Van Eyssen ... Reporter
Robert Bruce ... Reporter
Michael Ward ... Reporter
Stringer Davis ... Reporter
Tony Spear ... Reporter
Arthur Skinner ... Photographer
William Dexter ... Photographer (as William Peacock)
Eynon Evans ... Truscott
Esma Cannon ... Spencer
Robert S. Young ... Owens (as Robert Young)
Roy Purcell ... Police Inspector
Marianne Stone ... T. V. Receptionist
Terry Scott ... Crawley
Marion Shaw ... Tea Girl
Wally Patch ... Workman
Alun Owen ... T. V. Producer
Muriel Young ... T. V. Announcer
Frank Phillips ... B.B.C. Announcer
Ian Wilson ... Evangelist
Margaret Lacey ... Empire Loyalist
George Selway ... Union Jack Workman
Alan Wilson ... Union Jack Workman
David Lodge ... Card Player
Keith Smith ... Card Player
Kenneth J. Warren ... Card Player (as Kenneth Warren)
Basil Dignam ... Minister of Labour
Harry Locke ... Trade Union Official
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
E.V.H. Emmett ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

John Leyton ... Recruit to Detto (uncredited)

Directed by
John Boulting 
 
Writing credits
Alan Hackney (novel)

Frank Harvey (screenplay) and
John Boulting (screenplay)

Alan Hackney (with)

Produced by
Roy Boulting .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ken Hare 
 
Cinematography by
Mutz Greenbaum (director of photography) (as Max Greene)
 
Film Editing by
Anthony Harvey 
 
Art Direction by
William C. Andrews  (as Bill Andrews)
 
Makeup Department
David Aylott .... makeup artist (as Dave Aylott)
Barbara Ritchie .... hairdresser
Eric Allwright .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Adrian D. Worker .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Philip Shipway .... assistant director
Denis Johnson Jr. .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Julian Mackintosh .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
William Hutchinson .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Peter James .... set dresser (uncredited)
James Sawyer .... draughtsman (uncredited)
A.J. Van Montagu .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Tony Woollard .... draughtsman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Chris Greenham .... sound editor
Red Law .... sound recording
George Stephenson .... sound recording
Jack Davies .... boom operator (uncredited)
Ernest Webb .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Bob Cuff .... matte painter (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Allwork .... camera operator
John Jordan .... focus puller (uncredited)
Laurie Ridley .... still photographer (uncredited)
Jack Sullivan .... chief electrician (uncredited)
Trevor Wrenn .... clapper loader (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John McCorry .... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
John Poyner .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ron Goodwin .... music arranger
Ron Goodwin .... music director
 
Other crew
Olga Brook .... continuity (as Olga Brooke)
David Ffolkes .... title designer (uncredited)
Michael ffolkes .... titles (uncredited)
Doris Prince .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
105 min
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Color:
Black and White (archive footage) | Black and White
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Australia:G | Australia:PG (TV rating) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:S | Iceland:L | UK:U

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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:
Miscellaneous: Dennis Price, properly noted in the closing credits for his role as Bertram Tracepurcel, has his given name spelled with only one "n" (Denis) in the opening credits.See more »
Quotes:
Fred Kite:My politics is a matter between my conscience and the ballot box...
Stanley Windrush:Your politics - to each according to his needs, from each as little as he can get away with. And no overtime except on Sundays, at double the rate. That's a damn fine way to build a new Jerusalem.
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Featured in Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV)See more »
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Best Labour / Union Film ever!, 3 October 2004
Author: Spuzzlightyear from Vancouver

I was quite surprised with this film, not because of liking it (I did), but just how much union politics the Boulting Brothers put on their sleeve with working on this movie. I have been in a Union business that failed before, and I was quite shocked at how much I could compare my own experiences with what was on display here with the Unions and Management trying to maneuver themselves ahead of on another. While Peter Sellers does put on a great performance, this really is Ian Carmichael's movie. I hadn't seen any of his work, and this was a great introduction. All of the other cast is great as well. One final note, it probably contains the most annoyingly catchy title song ever, it'll probably haunt your cranium for days.

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