- Original title
- Running time
- 99 min.
- United Kingdom
Patrick Campbell, Jeffrey Dell (Novel: Kingsley Amis)
Mutz Greenbaum (B&W)
Charter Film Productions / Boulting Brothers / British Lion Film Corporation
- Synopsis / Plot
- Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get entangled with unexciting but neurotic Margaret Peel, a friend of the Professor's. All-in-all, the pub is the only friendly place to be. His misery is completed at a dreadful weekend gathering of the Welch clan by the arrival of son Bertrand. Not so much that Betrand is loud-mouthed and boorish - which he is - but that he has as companion Christine Callaghan, the sort of marvellous and unattainable woman Jim can only dream about.
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