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Brothers in Law

  • Film
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Time Out says

This Boulting brothers comedy (from a novel by Henry Cecil) about the absurdities of the British legal system chugs along amiably but lacks real satirical bite. The usual gallery of eccentric British character actors are out in force (Malleson the absent-minded pupil master, Terry-Thomas the court-hardened swindler), giving their usual mannered but doughty performances. Carmichael is the innocent abroad, a newly qualified barrister exposed to the baffling rituals and bizarre antics of his peers.
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Release Details

  • Duration:94 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Roy Boulting
  • Screenwriter:Frank Harvey, Jeffrey Dell, Roy Boulting
  • Cast:
    • Ian Carmichael
    • Richard Attenborough
    • Terry-Thomas
    • Jill Adams
    • Miles Malleson
    • Irene Handl
    • John Le Mesurier
    • Leslie Phillips
    • Kenneth Griffith
    • Nicholas Parsons
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