BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: Season 1, Episode 24

The Admirable Crichton (11 Jun. 1950)

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A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs around on a South Pacific island. The usable hierarchy in a upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent ... See full summary »

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Raymond Huntley ...
Jean Compton ...
Joan Hopkins ...
Alvys Maben ...
Lady Agatha Lasenby (as Alvin Maben)
David Markham ...
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Geoffrey Wearing ...
Richard Carr ...
Monsieur Fleury
Virginia Winter ...
Fisher
Grace Webb ...
Mrs. Perkins
Frederick Ross ...
Tompsett
Cara Stevens ...
Simmons
Edmund Clowes ...
Rolleston
Gina Rohan ...
Mademoiselle Jeanne
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A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs around on a South Pacific island. The usable hierarchy in a upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent that only the servant Crichton is capable of surviving on his own and he becomes the communities leader. Written by Anonymous

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The original Broadway production of "The Admirable Crichton" by J.M. Barrie {on which the screenplay was based} opened at the Lyceum Theater on November 17, 1903, ran for 144 performances with William Gillette {famous for his Sherlock Holmes plays and portrayal} in the title role. The play was revived on Broadway in 1931. See more »

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Version of The Admirable Crichton (1918) See more »

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