School For Scoundrels. Image shows from L to R: Henry R. Palfrey (Ian Carmichael), Mr. S. Potter (Alastair Sim). Copyright: Guardsman Films
School For Scoundrels

School For Scoundrels

  • 1960 film

Comedy about a born loser who enrols at the College of Lifemanship and learns how to charm and ease his way to the top with the minimum of effort. Stars Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott, Alastair Sim, Dennis Price and more.

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Cast & crew credits

Ian Carmichael Henry R. Palfrey
Terry-Thomas Raymond Delauney
Janette Scott April Smith
Alastair Sim Mr. S. Potter
Dennis Price Dunstan
Edward Chapman Gloatbridge
Peter Jones Dudley
Kynaston Reeves General
Irene Handl Mrs. Stringer
John Le Mesurier Skinner (Head Waiter)
Gerald Campion Proudfoot
Hugh Paddick Mr. Pickthorn (Instructor)
Hattie Jacques Miss Grimmet (1st Instructress)
Barbara Roscoe Barbara (2nd Instructress)
Monte Landis (as Monty Landis) Fleetsnod
Jeremy Lloyd Dingle
Charles Lamb Carpenter
Anita Sharp-Bolster Maid
Writing team
Patricia Moyes Writer
Hal E. Chester Writer
Peter Ustinov Writer
Production team
Robert Hamer Director
Cyril Frankel Director
Hal E. Chester Executive Producer
Douglas Rankin Associate Producer
Richard Best Editor
John Addison Composer
Stephen Potter Creator
Frederic Gotfurt (as Frederick Gotfurt) Scenario Editor

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