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Last Holiday Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Informed that he has only a short time to live, salesman Alec Guinness decides to enjoy his last months to the fullest. He withdraws all his savings from the bank and heads to a posh hotel. Here he makes more contacts and opens more professional doors than he'd ever done before, thanks to his willingness--at long last--to take risks. He also spends every penny that he's earned in life. Then he discovers that the doctor's diagnosis was in error, and that he's in no danger of imminent death. An ironic ending caps this fast-paced black comedy. Alec Guinness was co-written and co-produced by J. B. Priestly, author of many other "if I had to do it all over again" pieces, notably J. B. Priestly. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Beatrice Campbell
as Sheila Rockingham
Kay Walsh
as Mrs. Poole
Jean Colin
as Daisy Clarence
Muriel George
as Lady Oswington
Bernard Lee
as Inspector Wilton
Helen Cherry
as Miss Mellows
Wilfrid Hyde-White
as Chalfont
Sidney James
as Joe Clarence
Alec Guinness
as George Bird
Esma Cannon
as Miss Fox
Campbell Cotts
as Bellinghurst
Harry Hutchinson
as Michael the Waiter
Hal Osmond
as Trade Union Man
Brian Oulton
as Prescott
Ernst Thesiger
as Sir Trevor Lampington
Heather Wilde
as Maggie the Maid
Ronald Simpson
as Dr. Pevensey
Arthur Howard
as Burden
Meier Tzelniker
as Baltin
Leslie Weston
as William the Waiter
Moultrie Kelsall
as Sir Robert Kyle
Ronald Simpson
as Dr. Pevensey
Harry Hutchinson
as Michael the Waiter
Meier Tzelniker
as Baltin
Campbell Cotts
as Bellinghurst
Arthur Howard
as Burden
Brian Oulton
as Prescott
Leslie Weston
as William the Waiter
Ernst Thesiger
as Sir Trevor Lampington
Heather Wilde
as Maggie the Maid
Hal Osmond
as Trade Union Man
Esma Cannon
as Miss Fox
Alec Guinness
as George Bird

Crew

Louis Levy
Musical Direction/Supervision
Francis Chagrin
Composer (Music Score)
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