A Touch of Larceny

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1960
  • Running time: 93 min
A Touch of Larceny is a 1959 British black-and-white comedy film, produced by Ivan Foxwell, directed by Guy Hamilton, that stars James Mason, George Sanders, and Vera Miles, and co-stars Harry Andrews, Rachel Gurney, and John Le Mesurier. read more

A Touch of Larceny is a 1959 British black-and-white comedy film, produced by Ivan Foxwell, directed by Guy Hamilton, that stars James Mason, George Sanders, and Vera Miles, and co-stars Harry Andrews, Rachel Gurney, and John Le Mesurier. It is based on the 1956 novel The Megstone Plot by Paul Winterton, written under the pseudonym Andrew Garve. The film was nominated for the BAFTA award for Best British Screenplay but it lost out to The Angry Silence.

Original Release

02/04/1960

US Release

03/16/1960

Cast

James Mason Cmdr. Max Easton
George Sanders Sir Charles Holland
Vera Miles Virginia Killain
Robert Flemyng Cmdr. John Larkin
Oliver Johnston Minister
Alexander Archdale Local Doctor
Basil Dignam Lt. Cmdr. Evans at P.R.O.
Gordon Harris 2nd Special Branch Man Jones
Percy Herbert Bert, Second Policeman
John Horsley 1st Editor
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Guy Hamilton

Writers

Roger MacDougall, Ivan Foxwell, Guy Hamilton, Paul Winterton

Cast

James Mason Cmdr. Max Easton
George Sanders Sir Charles Holland
Vera Miles Virginia Killain
Robert Flemyng Cmdr. John Larkin
Oliver Johnston Minister
Alexander Archdale Local Doctor
Basil Dignam Lt. Cmdr. Evans at P.R.O.
Gordon Harris 2nd Special Branch Man Jones
Percy Herbert Bert, Second Policeman
John Horsley 1st Editor
John Le Mesurier Head of the Admiralty
Ronald Leigh-Hunt 2nd Editor
Jimmy Lloyd Nightclub Singer
Richard Marner Russian Officer Cornered by Max Easton
William Mervyn Capt. Balfour
Andre Mikhelson 2nd Russian Officer
Dickie Owen Second Policeman
Frederick Piper Hall Porter
Pat Ryan Nightclub Patron
Stanley Zevic 1st Russian Officer

Producers

Editors

Alan Osbiston

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