Nothing But the Best

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1964
  • Running time: 99 min
Jimmy Brewster (Alan Bates) is a ruthlessly ambitious real estate agent who'll do anything to transcend his working-class roots. When he meets his boss's broke and desperate son, Charlie (Denholm Elliott), he can't believe his luck, and offers to pay... read more

Jimmy Brewster (Alan Bates) is a ruthlessly ambitious real estate agent who'll do anything to transcend his working-class roots. When he meets his boss's broke and desperate son, Charlie (Denholm Elliott), he can't believe his luck, and offers to pay him for lessons on all things upper crust. Charlie proves a willing and capable teacher, and Jimmy is able to use what he learns to rise quickly in the world. But when Charlie comes into some real money and loses interest in his pupil, Jimmy panics.

Original Release

03/10/1964

US Release

07/13/1964

Cast

Alan Bates Jimmy Brewster
Harry Andrews Mr. Horton
Millicent Martin Ann Horton
Denholm Elliott Charlie Prince
Pauline Delaney Mrs. March (as Pauline Delany)
Godfrey Quigley Coates
Alison Leggatt Mrs. Brewster
Lucinda Curtis Nadine
Nigel Stock Ferris
James Villiers Hugh
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Clive Donner

Writers

Frederic Raphael, Stanley Ellin

Cast

Alan Bates Jimmy Brewster
Harry Andrews Mr. Horton
Millicent Martin Ann Horton
Denholm Elliott Charlie Prince
Pauline Delaney Mrs. March (as Pauline Delany)
Godfrey Quigley Coates
Alison Leggatt Mrs. Brewster
Lucinda Curtis Nadine
Nigel Stock Ferris
James Villiers Hugh
Drewe Henley Denis
Marianne Stone Horton's Secretary
Avice Landone Mrs. Horton (as Avice Landon)
Ernest Clark Roberts
William Rushton Gerry
Peter Madden Ex-Politician
Robert Bruce Basil
Anneke Wills Girl (as Annika Wills)
Alan Rothwell Young Man
Angus MacKay Clergyman

Producers

Editors

Fergus McDonell

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