The Lavender Hill Mob. Image shows from L to R: Holland (Alec Guinness), Pendlebury (Stanley Holloway).

The Lavender Hill Mob

1951 British comedy film crime comedy. Stars Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass, Marjorie Fielding and others.

The Lavender Hill Mob.

The Lavender Hill Mob

An Ealing Studio comedy classic, The Lavender Hill Mob stars Alec Guinness & Stanley Holloway attempting to carry out the perfect crime

Genre
Film
Released
1951
Starring
Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass, Marjorie Fielding, John Gregson, Clive Morton, Ronald Adam and others
Writer
T.E.B. Clarke
Director
Charles Crichton
Producer
Michael Balcon

Production Details

Tagline
The men who broke the bank - and lost the cargo!
UK certificate
U
Duration
78 minutes
Release date
Thursday 28th June 1951
Distributor

General Film Distributors

Production companies
Picture
Black and white
Soundtrack
Music composed by Georges Auric, performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Ernest Irving.
Laugh track
None

Location

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Broadcast details

Last repeat
Friday 4th January 2019 at 9:40am on BBC2

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