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A Secret History Of Passport To Pimlico
Behind the scenes on the Ealing classic

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Despite the overruns, spats and a bout of illness that took Cornelius away from the shoot (“he was on a cabbage diet for it,” recalls Murray), the director soldiered on. Even the end product – a comic joy and a big box-office hit – didn’t spare him a reputation for being ‘difficult’. New scripts dryed up. The cabbage thing probably didn’t help. When he was hired for another project, a car caper around southern England, the rumour was that it would flop badly. Again, the scuttlebutt was wrong. “That one turned out to be Genevieve,” laughs Murray.

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