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The Ladykillers (1955)

NR 91 min - Comedy, Crime - 8 December 1955
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A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's mastermind, Professor Marcus, tells her a cover story that they are members of an amateur string quintet and would like to use the rooms to hone their musical skills. In reality, they're plotting to rob an armored bank van and plan to use Mrs. Wilberforce's naiveté and her Victorian sensibilities to their advantage.

Stars:  Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson, Jack Warner, Philip Stainton, Frankie Howerd, Madge Brindley, Helene Burls, Kenneth Connor, Michael Corcoran, Harold Goodwin, Fred Griffiths, Lucy Griffiths, George Hilsdon, Vincent Holman, Stratford Johns, Sam Kydd, Aileen Lewis, Edie Martin, Jack Melford, Arthur Mullard, Ewan Roberts, George Roderick, John Rudling, Leonard Sharp, Peter Williams, Neil Wilson

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Storyline

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's mastermind, Professor Marcus, tells her a cover story that they are members of an amateur string quintet and would like to use the rooms to hone their musical skills. In reality, they're plotting to rob an armored bank van and plan to use Mrs. Wilberforce's naiveté and her Victorian sensibilities to their advantage.



Tagline: Who was that lady I saw you outwit last night? That was no lady...That was 'Mum' Wilberforce, ...

Genres: Comedy, Crime

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  8 December 1955

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  The Rank Organisation, Ealing Studios

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 31 min

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