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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Alec Guinness
Joan Greenwood
Cecil Parker
Michael Gough
Directors
Roger MacDougall
Screenwriters
John Dighton
Roger MacDougall
Alexander Mackendrick
Running Time
85 minutes

The Man In The White Suit
Alec Guinness in unbeatable form


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Plot
Sidney Stratton, a humble inventor, develops a fabric which never gets dirty or wears out. This would seem to be a boon for mankind, but the established garment manufacturers don't see it that way; they try to suppress it.


Verdict
The Man In The White Suit is a more pointed film about blind scientific ambition than many of those concerned directly with nuclear weapons.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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