Hue and Cry Overview:

Hue and Cry (1947) was a Adventure - Comedy Film directed by Charles Crichton and produced by Michael Balcon and Henry Cornelius.

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Ealing Comedy #1 : Hue and Cry (Charles Crichton, 1947)

By Virginie Pronovost on Dec 17, 2022 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I’ve recently announced that I was starting a new blog series exploring the Ealing comedies, films produced by Ealing Studios in London from the late 40s to the late 50s! I’m officially kicking things off with what is often considered to be the first one of that, let’s not forget ... Read full article


Hue and Cry (1947)

By Beatrice on Mar 7, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Hue and Cry Directed by Charles Crighton Written by T.E.B. Clarke 1947/UK Ealing Studios First viewing/Netflix rental This is said to be the first of the Ealing comedies. ?My only real complaint is that my beloved Alistair Sim doesn’t appear in every scene. A gang of kids spends its days ... Read full article


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Felix H. Wilkinson: Oh, how I loathe adventurous-minded boys.


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Facts about

Harry Fowler later married fellow actress Joan Dowling, but sadly she committed suicide in 1954, aged just 26.
The bus which "Joe Kirby" jumps onto after buying a copy of The Trump is registration JJ4377. The same bus is seen twice later in the film, passing outside the publishers of The Trump. Obviously hired from London Transport for the exterior shots.
The plot derives some inspiration from the story, 'Emil and the Detectives' by 'Erich Kastner''. Kastner's story has been filmed several times.
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