Trouble in Store

Film, Comedy
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First of the Norman Wisdom comedies that provided Rank with a once-a-year commercial lifeline well into the 1960s, and established Wisdom as the natural heir to George Formby. His persona - shy, ever eager, haplessly uncoordinated, inevitably both misunderstood and prone to embarrassing accidents - not only transcended the context of a given film, but usually ended up demolishing it as well, as here where his window-dressing ambitions bring chaos to a department store run by eternal stooge Jerry Desmonde and plagued by shoplifters of Margaret Rutherford's class.

By: PT

Release details

Duration: 85 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Paddy Carstairs
Screenwriter: John Paddy Carstairs, Maurice Cowan, Ted Willis
Cast: Norman Wisdom
Margaret Rutherford
Lana Morris
Moira Lister
Derek Bond
Jerry Desmonde
Joan Sims
Megs Jenkins
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