A Touch Of The Sun. Bill Darling (Frankie Howerd).

A Touch Of The Sun (1956)

1956 British comedy film about a hotel porter who comes into money. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ruby Murray, Dennis Price, Dorothy Bromley, Katherine Kath and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Frankie Howerd Bill Darling
Ruby Murray Ruby
Dennis Price Digby Hatchard
Dorothy Bromley Rose Blake
Katherine Kath Lucienne
Gordon Harker Sid
Reginald Beckwith Herbert Hardcastle
Pierre Dudan Louis
Colin Gordon Cecil Flick
Richard Wattis Mr. Purchase
Alfie Bass Mr. May
Miriam Karlin Alice Cann
Willoughby Goddard Mr. Golightly
Aiché Nana Belly Dancer
George Margo Howard Cann
Esma Cannon Miss Tickle
Lucy Griffith Aggie
Naomi Chance Miss Caroline Lovejoy
Ian Whittaker Scotty
Andy Ho Hu
John Vere Vicar
Marianne Stone Miss Grey
Andrea Malandrinos Waiter
Ian Wilson Man from Ministry of Health
Pete Murray Honeymooner
Writing team
Alfred Shaughnessy Writer
Production team
Gordon Parry Director
Raymond Stross Producer
Charles Hasse Editor
John Stoll Production Designer
Eric Spear Composer

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