Last Holiday

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When ordinary middle-class salesman George Bird (Alec Guinness) is diagnosed with a rare and fatal illness, he decides to spend his few remaining days in luxury. Cashing in his savings, he buys a fancy new wardrobe and poses as a wealthy businessman at a posh seaside resort. Unexpectedly, the dying man's luck begins to change during his holiday, from winning at gambling to establishing friendships with his fellow guests, most notably Sheila Rockingham (Beatrice Campbell).

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Cast and crew

Director: Henry Cass
Screenwriter: JB Priestley
Cast: Alec Guinness
Kay Walsh
Beatrice Campbell
Bernard Lee
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Muriel George
Helen Cherry
Grégoire Aslan
Ernest Thesiger
Sidney James