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The Bespoke Overcoat

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Original title
The Bespoke Overcoat
Year
Running time
35 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Wolf Mankowitz (Story: Nikolai Gogol)
Music
Georges Auric
Cinematography
Wolfgang Suschitzky (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
Romulus Films
Genre
Fantasy. Drama | Ghosts. Friendship. Half-length Film
Synopsis / Plot
Fender is a lowly clerk in the warehouse of clothing manufacturers Ranting and Co. His one ambition is to have an overcoat of his own. Refused one by the cold hearted Ranting he asks a tailor friend, Morry, to make him one instead, but dies of cold before he can take delivery of it. Unwilling to give up his only desire even in death, he returns as a ghost to persuade Morry to steal him the overcoat he so coveted in life.
Awards
1956: Academy Awards: Best Short Subject, Two-reel
1955: Venice Film Festival: Best Short Film
1955: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best British Actor (Alfie Bass)
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