PASSPORT TO PIMLICO (1949) B/W 84m dir: Henry Cornelius

w/Stanley Holloway, Hermione Baddeley, Margaret Rutherford, Paul Dupuis, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Jane Hylton, Raymond Huntley, Betty Warren, Barbara Murray

From The Movie Guide: "A light British comedy about an unexploded bomb that suddenly goes off and unearths documents stating that part of London belongs to Burgundy, France. Holloway becomes the head of the new government; new borders are drawn and new customs barriers are put into effect. A fresh comedy with some well-aimed satirical arrows from producer [Michael] Balcon's Ealing Studios, famous for their sophisticated, irreverent comedies."

For more about Ealing Studios, consult FOREVER EALING.

PASSPORT TO PIMLICO was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (T.E.B. Clarke).