Find out when and where you can watch passport to pimlico on tv with the full listings schedule at. The british government however, sees thing slightly differently. Passport to pimlico is the ultimate antibrexit film. Passport to pimlico is a 1949 british comedy film made by ealing studios and starring stanley holloway, margaret rutherford and hermione baddeley. Henry cornelius when an unexploded world war ii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico, london, england, it reveals a treasure trove. Passport to pimlico 1949 residents of a part of london declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. Betty warren, barbara murray, margaret rutherford, paul dupuis, john slater, stanley holloway show embed code. Please contact us if you want to publish a passport to pimlico 1949 wallpaper on our site. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The story concerns the unearthing of treasure and documents that lead to a small part of pimlico to be declared a legal part of the.
With stanley holloway, betty warren, barbara murray, paul dupuis. French goingson in the heart of london when an unexploded wwii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents proving that the region is in fact part of burgundy, france and thus foreign territory. Henry cornelius, 1949 arguably best exemplifies studio head michael balcons description of ealings postwar films as our mild revolution. They find documents proving that the region is, in fact, part of. Passport to pimlico 1949 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. An illustration of a computer application window wayback machine an illustration of an open book. Passport to pimlico, biljett till burgund, spain pasaporte a pimlico passport to pimlico. Starring stanley holloway, betty warren, barbara murray, paul dupuis, john slater, jane hylton, naunton wayne and hermione baddeley. As a result of wartime bombing, an ancient parchment is uncovered, proving that the pimlico section of london belongs to burgundy, france. Comedy of the consequences when the inhabitants of pimlico discover they are. Clarkes six ealing comedies, passport to pimlico d. Passport to pimlico is a comedy film directed by henry cornelius. We hope you enjoy our growing collection of hd images to use as a background or home screen for your smartphone or computer.
I was quite young at the time, but was impressed about the resiliance. The strict food rationing imposed in britain during world war ii actually got worse after the fighting was over, and this vintage comedy comes from that time. It very well portrays a society that was closer and much more friendly. Passport to pimlico 1949 u 1026 1949 gb comedy 1h 24m user score. A comedy film made by ealing studios in 1949, starring stanley holloway and margaret rutherford, and directed by henry cornelius when an unexploded world war ii bomb is accidentally set off in the working class pimlico district of central london, documents are uncovered proving that the area is part of the duchy of burgundy, and thus foreign territory. Rent passport to pimlico 1949 starring stanley holloway and betty warren on dvd and bluray.
During wwii in pimlico, a tiny overlooked section of london, an unexploded bomb is accidentally set off, revealing a hidden cave full of treasures. Arthur rank organizationealing studios first viewingyoutube this is a very funny film. The story concerns the unearthing of treasure and documents that lead to a small part of pimlico to be declared a legal part of the house of burgundy, and therefore exempt from the. Passport to pimlico movie tv listings and schedule tv guide. Passport to pimlico is only available for rent or buy. For the new burgundians this means an end to rationing. Hilarity ensues when the people of pimlico try to set up their own country, with the. The film centers on a tiny neighborhood in london called pimlico. Its the perfect allegory of how enticing and yet deceitful rushed sovereignty can be.
Oct 08, 2007 free public domain movies oct 8, 2007. Directed by henry cornelius, passport to pimlico is a classic example of ealing comedy, a mixture of political satire and heartfelt humour thats typical of some of the studios most celebrated output first released 70 years ago, on 28 april 1949, the film follows the residents of pimlico, led by arthur pemberton stanley holloway, as they battle against bureaucracy and their own bloody. When an unexploded wwii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents proving that the region is in fact part of burgundy, france and thus foreign territory. The lesson learnt is that a chopchop separation is both unfeasible and undesirable. We didnt have much but we were happy with what we had, and we dreampt of better. It was directed by henry cornelius and written by t. London is suffering the torment of rationing and a recordbreaking heatwave. When an unexploded wwii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico, an area of london, it reveals a treasure trove and. Large database of subtitles for movies, tv series and anime at opensubtitles. Passport to pimlico 1949 although englands ealing studios produced a range of films in various genres, the company is best known for the witty, irreverent comedies made between the late 40s and mid50s under the. Saw this film years ago, remembered it as a very funny and poignant story with a great cast.
Passport to pimlico 1949 where to watch it streaming online. Newly restored 1949 comedy classic passport to pimlico is a fine example of a postwar. Vatos locos full movie, hd, crime, thriller, english, gangster mafia film full free movies. Passport to pimlico is a lively glimpse into a post war world that has now gone. Take a look at some of the photographs from the set of this charming 1949 classic and uncover a twist about the filming a. Passport to pimlico, one of the best known ealing comedies, one of. Its a comedy movie with a very high rotten tomatoes critics score of 92% and a. May 28, 2012 passport to pimlico was actually filmed in lambeth, in a cleared bomb site off the lambeth road. London tram 1949, kennington road, passport to pimlico.
Passport to pimlico is one of the most charmingly whimsical ealing studios comedies of the late 1940searly 1950s. Stanley holloway, hermione baddeley, margaret rutherford, henry cornelius. Ive not seen the film, but hopefully that wont stand in the way. As a result of wartime bombing, an ancient parchment is uncovered, proving that. The pub you can see in this photo was the union flag, and is now the corner cafe on the. Rent passport to pimlico 1949 on dvd and bluray dvd. Passport to pimlico 1949 and so, it came to an end. Its the greatest mockery of independence ever made on film. And this being an ealing film, the images of the capital are mostly of the picturepostcard variety. While examining the hidden wonders found in the cave, a professor discovers a charter that says pimlico is actually a part of the burgundy section of france. The idea for the passport to pimlico film came about after tibby clarke, a long time scriptwriter at ealing studios, read a newspaper article about the events in canada tibby clarke always believed this was the best he ever came up with and earned the writer a nomination for an academy award in 1950.
Pimlico is one of a genre of films where the british had a brilliant knack of being able to take the p1ss out of themselves in classic comedic style. Film comedy set in post war london, where the discovery of an ancient document in a bomb crater proves that part of london is in fact part of burgundy. Stanley holloway and margaret rutherford in passport to pimlico 1949 jane hylton in passport to pimlico 1949 charles hawtrey in passport to. Passport to pimlico 1949 flickers in timeflickers in time. Full movie, hd, crime, thriller, english, gangster mafia film full free movies.
Barbara murray, who plays shirley pemberton in the. It is a story of a region in britain that is accidentally discovered to be foreign land. A fact from passport to pimlico appeared on wikipedia s main page in the did you know. A secret history of passport to pimlico movies empire. Although not as lethally satirical as ealings other hits of 1949 kind hearts and coronets and whiskey galore, passport to pimlico gave its audiences comic relief from postwar burdens, while painting a picture of a society free of restrictions as ultimately chaotic and anarchistic, a spivs thiefs paradise, as holloway calls it. The movie is set just after ww2 and the postwar shortages and rationing seem to be driving londoners barmy. Passporttopimlico1949 scanner internet archive html5 uploader 1. Just like in the film s story, pimlico is not quite as it seems.
Passport to pimlico has the distinction of making pouring rain and the onset of cold weather the satisfying and suitably upbeat coda to its story. The pub you can see in this photo was the union flag, and is. Passport to pimlico full movie stream free download passport to pimlico full movie studio. It is a world that i remember well, full of the sort of people that surrounded my childhood. Williams, tony, the repressed fantastic in passport to pimlico, in film criticism meadville, vol. Betty warren, barbara murray, margaret rutherford, paul dupuis, john slater, stanley holloway. Passport to pimlico 1949 u 10261949 gb comedy 1h 24m user score.
A collection of the top passport to pimlico 1949 wallpapers and backgrounds available for download for free. Passport to pimlico is a lighthearted, wellwritten comedy starring fine comic actors and is as entertaining today as it was upon its release in 1949. This is after a bomb, a remnant from world war ii, is accidentally exploded by children to reveal documents indicating that the region is part of burgundy. Meanwhile, the local people are informed that an unexploded bomb, buried in a local derelict site, is to be detonated. Though largely taking place in one specific area, passport to pimlico is littered with a handful of london snapshots. Film comedy set in post war london, where the discovery of an ancient document in a bomb crater proves that part of. Rent passport to pimlico 1949 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Passport to pimlico directed by henry cornelius written by t.
The residents of pimlico in london stumble on ancient documents that let them claim the area still belongs to the duchy of burgundy in france. Passport to pimlico, bluray, comedy video, 850003924489. Henry cornelius, 1949 arguably best exemplifies studio head michael balcons description of ealings postwar films as our mild revolution but as with most of the studios output, the accent is on the mild, while the revolutionary element is little more than play. Watch passport to pimlico full movie in hd visit when an unexploded wwii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico. Many films just seem like retreads of old ideas, so that is the big reason i so strongly recommend passport to pimlico.
Jun 01, 2012 if gems were rolling off the ealing production line in 1949, there was little initial confidence that passport to pimlico would be one of them. Pimlico, a few years after the end of the second world war. If gems were rolling off the ealing production line in 1949, there was little initial confidence that passport to pimlico would be one of them. You cant miss the familiar laurel wreath logo on the old studio building, best known for the series of classic comedies of the 40s and 50s. Jun 19, 2015 passport to pimlico directed by henry cornelius written by t. Others that immediately come to mind are carlton browne of the f. Residents of a part of london declare independence when they discover an old treaty. Passport to pimlico was actually filmed in lambeth, in a cleared bomb site off the lambeth road. When an unexploded wwii bomb is accidentally detonated in pimlico, it reveals a treasure trove and documents.1090 796 711 1185 888 770 792 1313 1044 41 508 875 705 875 66 1671 156 943 156 1529 936 1324 305 439 211 921 257 370 962 805 628