Happiest Days of Your Life 1950 Alastair Sim Comedy Black & White
Stars: Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, John Turnbull
In Happiest Days of Your Life, Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it’s an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together.
Tagline: From the Studios of ALEXANDER KORDA
This English classic couldn’t miss with Alastair Sim and Margaret Rutherford in the same movie (he’s the head of a boys’ school who has to accommodate her school and staff during wartime alongside their own). There’s also the delightfully dotty Joyce Grenfell (Miss Gossage, ‘call me sausage’). The Happiest Days … falls back on slapstick farce and, rather like the St Trinian’s series, sends up the whole boarding school culture with glee. It all gets incredibly silly and, as such, is a genuinely hilarious and harmless hour and a half of entertainment.
- Director: Frank Launder
- Country: UK
- Language: English
- Production Co: London Film Productions
- Run time: 81 minutes
- Color: Black and White
- Sound: Mono
- Region: 1 (USA, Canada), NTSC
Sample Video From Happiest Days of Your Life
The movie is reproduced on a professional-grade DVD-R disc. Cover art is exactly as shown in the image. The DVD comes in a standard 1-disk DVD case.
In addition to Happiest Days, you may also enjoy Folly to Be Wise, with Alastair Sim.
Love Alastair Sim? Save $ with the Sim Set that includes both Folly to be Wise and Happiest Days of your Life!
Or, how about another popular British comedy, Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)?
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