The Man in the White Suit

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
1951    85m    Approved
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.
Cast of The Man in the White Suit
  • Alec GuinnessSidney Stratton
  • Joan GreenwoodDaphne Birnley
  • Cecil ParkerAlan Birnley
  • Michael GoughMichael Corland
  • Ernest ThesigerSir John Kierlaw
  • Vida HopeBertha
  • Howard Marion-CrawfordCranford
  • Miles MallesonThe Tailor
  • Henry MollisonHoskins
  • Patric DoonanFrank
  • Duncan LamontHarry
  • Harold GoodwinWilkins
  • Colin GordonHill
  • Joan HarbenMiss Johnson
  • Arthur HowardRoberts
  • Roddy HughesGreen
  • Stuart LathamHarrison
  • Edie MartinMrs. Watson
  • Mandy MillerGladdie
  • Charlotte MitchellMill Girl
  • Olaf OlsenKnudsen
  • Desmond RobertsMannering
  • Ewan RobertsFotheringay
  • John RudlingWilson
  • Charles SaynorPete
  • Russell WatersDavidson
  • Brian WorthKing
  • George BensonThe Lodger
  • Frank AtkinsonThe Baker
  • Charles Cullum1st Company Director
  • F.B.J. Sharp2nd Company Director
  • Scott HarroldExpress Reporter
  • Jack HowarthReceptionist at Corland Mill
  • Jack McNaughtonTaxi Driver
  • Judith FurseNurse Gamage
  • Billy RussellNightwatchman
  • Andy AlstonMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Jack ArrowMill Worker (uncredited)
  • David BoydOffice Boy (uncredited)
  • Jim BradyMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Harold CoyneMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Dan CresseyLab Technician (uncredited)
  • Alan HainesReporter (uncredited)
  • Laurence HepworthChauffeur (uncredited)
  • Frank HowardMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Gertrude KayeMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Jimmy MillarMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Arthur Mullard(uncredited)
  • Joe PhelpsMill Worker (uncredited)
  • Johnny RossiBaker (uncredited)
  • Carol WolveridgeSchoolgirl in Front of Class (uncredited)
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