Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.
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Fitfully amusing if predictable, this overlong extension of the Hancock character runs more as a stodgy variant on the earlier Ealing model of the little man against the world. The scenes, however, with the landlady - Mrs Cravat - remain a neat summation of philistinism in the face of dubious art.