High and Dry

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1954
  • Running time: 92 min
An American businessman becomes involved with The Maggie, a rundown old shipping vessel captained by a taciturn skipper, when he is trying to find a way to convey his luggage to a remote island. It doesn't take him long to realise that the skipper and... read more
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An American businessman becomes involved with The Maggie, a rundown old shipping vessel captained by a taciturn skipper, when he is trying to find a way to convey his luggage to a remote island. It doesn't take him long to realise that the skipper and his crew have pulled a fast one on him - but what can he do to stop them?

Original Release

02/25/1954

US Release

08/29/1954

Cast

Directors

Alexander Mackendrick

Writers

William Rose, Alexander Mackendrick

Cast

Paul Douglas Marshall
Alex Mackenzie The Skipper
James Copeland The Mate
Abe Barker The Engineer
Tommy Kearins The Wee Boy
Hubert Gregg Pusey
Geoffrey Keen Campbell
Dorothy Alison Miss Peters
Andrew Keir The Reporter
Meg Buchanan Sarah
Mark Dignam The Laird
Jameson Clark Dirty Dan
Moultrie Kelsall C.S.S. Skipper
Fiona Clyne Sheena
Sheila Shand Gibbs Barmaid
Betty Henderson Campbell's Secretary
Russell Waters Hailing Officer
Duncan Macintyre Hailing Officer
Roddy McMillan Inverkerran Driver
Jack Macguire Highland Innkeeper

Producers

Michael Balcon Executive Producer
Michael Truman Producer
Michael Balcon Producer

Editors

Peter Tanner

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