The Man in the White Suit
Biting Ealing satire about a scientist (Alec Guinness) who invents an indestructible fibre but finds that everyone wants to destroy his formula.
Biting Ealing satire about an eccentric research scientist working in a menial job in a textile factory, who invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out. When the tycoons of the clothes industry discover his secret, they ruthlessly set out to destroy the formula, and the scientist is forced to go on the run, wearing a suit made from the miracle yarn, with just about everyone in pursuit.
|Sidney Stratton||Sir Alec Guinness|
|Daphne Birnley||Joan Greenwood|
|Alan Birnley||Cecil Parker|
|Michael Corland||Michael Gough|
|Sir John Kierlaw||Ernest Thesiger|
|Cranford||Howard Marion Crawford|