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The Maggie Details

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Originally released as High and Dry, [[Feature~V168211~The Maggie~maggie]] was one of the most endearing of the "regional" British comedies of the 1950s. Hollywood's Paul Douglas plays an American businessman whose brash, glad-handing techniques earn nothing but cold stares in a tiny Scottish village. Ever anxious to cut costs, Douglas arranges with a local "transport company" to move his luggage to a remote Scots island. That's how he gets mixed up with The Maggie, a ranshackle old shipping vessel captained by taciturn Alex Mackenzie. Our only cavil: [[Feature~V168211~The Maggie~maggie]] is slow going at times, cutting its humor potential in half. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Alexander MacKendrick Best British Film 1954 Nominee

Cast

Paul Douglas
as Marshall
James Copeland
as Mate
Abe Barker
as Engineer
Hubert Gregg
as Pusey
Geoffrey Keen
as Campbell
Andrew Keir
as Reporter
Eric Woodburn
as Skipper
Duncan McIntyre
as Hailing Officer
Betty Henderson
as Campbell's Secretary
David Cameron
as Hired Car Driver
Russell Waters
as Hailing Officer
Andrew Downie
as Aircraft Pilot
Roddy McMillan
as Inverkerran Driver
Moultrie Kelsall
as C.S.S. Skipper
John Rae
as The Constable

Crew

Alexander MacKendrick
Director
Gordon Dines
Cinematographer
John Addison
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Tanner
Editor
Jim Morahan
Art Director
Anthony Mendleson
Costume Designer
Syd Pearson
Special Effects
Hal Mason
Production Manager
Alex Garfath
Makeup
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