Laughter In Paradise. Image shows from L to R: Captain James Deniston Russell (Alastair Sim), Station Constable (Colin Gordon).

Laughter In Paradise

1951 British comedy film about challenges set out in a will. Stars Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Beatrice Campbell, Guy Middleton, A.E. Matthews and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Alastair Sim Captain James Deniston Russell
Fay Compton Agnes Russell
Beatrice Campbell Lucille Grayson
Guy Middleton Simon Russell
A.E. Matthews (as A. E. Matthews) Sir Charles Robson
Joyce Grenfell Elizabeth Robson
Anthony Steel Roger Godfrey
John Laurie Gordon Webb
Eleanor Summerfield Sheila Wilcott
Ronald Adam (as Ronald Adams) Bank Manager
Leslie Dwyer Police Sergeant
Ernest Thesiger Endicott
Charlotte Mitchell Ethel
Mackenzie Ward Benson
George Cole Herbert Russell
Veronica Hurst Joan Webb
Audrey Hepburn Cigarette Girl
Hugh Griffith Henry Russell
Colin Gordon Station Constable
Michael Pertwee Stewart
Mary Germaine Susan Heath
Noel Howlett Clerk of the Court
Martin Boddey Store Shopwalker
Writing team
Michael Pertwee Writer
Jack Davies Writer
Kathleen Connors Script Editor
Production team
Mario Zampi Director
Mario Zampi Producer
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