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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Simon Reid's rating of the film Hue and Cry

    Finally ticked this off the long list of Ealing films to see and enjoyed it a lot. It is slightly earlier than the famous comedies and has a different tone - the first scene with Alastair Sim is a highlight and prefigures those films though.

  2. Stu Witmer's rating of the film Hue and Cry

    The first of what became the Ealing trademark series is a delightfully antic caper with a cast including seemingly every boy in post war London. Fascinating use of dour and grim bombed-out city locations behind a balmy and childish (and I mean that in the best possible way) story. Alistair Sim's smarmy character makes a meal of the script's juiciest line: "Oh how I hate adventurous minded boys!"