A group of boys uncovers a criminal ring using comic book strips to send messages to its henchmen...
Hue and Cry (1947)Skirball Cultural Center (2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA) Map it Free
A gang of street boys uncovers a criminal ring that uses comic book strips to send messages to its henchmen. Hue and Cry was an unexpected box office hit for Ealing Studios and heralded the success of their other comedies. Starring Alastair Sim, Harry Fowler, and Douglas Barr. Directed by Charles Crichton. (1947, 82 min. No MPAA rating.)
Part of the Classic Films series at the Skirball. A Tribute to Ealing Studios: More than fifty years ago, Britain's Ealing Studios produced a series of post-war comedies containing humor and themes that have remained fresh and entertaining to this day. This fall, come rediscover some of the studio's earliest comedic productions.