An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons. If just one of those towers is found to be gold then the the lavender hill mob is up. The movie has lots of marvelous scenes.
Lavender Hill Mob - Tales from the whip (Part 1)
Passport to Pimlico Guinness is a mild-mannered bank supervisor who oversees the gold bullion shipments for the bank of England. At first the tongs grab the crucible near the top, and then the film cuts to the men pouring the gold into the mold, at which time the tongs are closer to the bottom of the crucible. Alec Guinness plays a bank clerk who gets an idea to rob his own bank. January 22, Full Review….
The Lavender Hill Mob
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It's tremendously good fun, though lighter in tone than Ealing's two scabrous masterpieces Kind Hearts and Coronets and The Ladykillers, and not quite matching their elegant perfection; I've never been able to rid myself of the feeling that, however superbly set up, the aftermath of the heist the lavender hill mob is ever so slightly lacking in tension. Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. You can also see the young and beautiful Audrey Hepburn playing Chiquita there. Also attending is a police inspector who is investigating the robbery. Get to Know Us. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Alanna Boyce as Schoolgirl with Paperweight. Noticing how similar the foundry is to the place where the gold is made into ingotsHolland decides that the ideal way of smuggling the gold out of the country fairy lilies be as Eiffel Tower paperweights the lavender hill mob in Paris, and puts this hypothetically to his new friend: August 4, Rating:
The only catch is what to do with all those bars of gold bullion? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. January 22, Full Review….
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Alfie Bass as Shorty Fisher. Trivia In the car chase scene at the end, an officer uses a police box to report seeing a police car being driven by a man in a top hat. Holland, a shy retiring man, dreams of being rich and living the good life. In the car chase scene at the end of the film, an officer uses a police box to report seeing a police car being driven by a man in a top hat.
Lavender Hill Mob - The Party Song
Moultrie Kelsall as Detective Superintendant. The fun is watching Mild Mannered Dutch plan Senora Gallardo Audrey Hepburn