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The Crowning Touch

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Genre  Comedy
Screenplay  Margot Bennett
Country  United Kingdom
Director  David Eady
Music director  Ted Astley
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Language  English
The Crowning Touch movie poster
Release date  June 1959 (UK)
Writer  Margot Bennett, Cecily Finn (story), Joan OConnor (story)
Initial release  June 1959 (United Kingdom)
Cast  Ted Ray (Bert), Irene Handl (Bebe), Greta Gynt (Rosie), Allan Cuthbertson (Philip), Dermot Walsh (Aubrey Drake)
Similar movies  Related David Eady movies

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The Crowning Touch is a 1959 British comedy film directed by David Eady and starring Ted Ray, Irene Handl and Greta Gynt.

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Plot

The "Crowning Touch" of the title is a fancy ladies hat. It has been ordered and specially set aside at a posh British hat shop, but no one has come to collect it. Three of the shop's staff offer different reasons as to why the pretty young girl who'd ordered the hat never showed up.

Cast

  • Ted Ray as Bert
  • Greta Gynt as Rosie
  • Griffith Jones as Mark
  • Sydney Tafler as Joe
  • Dermot Walsh as Aubrey Drake
  • Maureen Connell as Julia
  • Colin Gordon as Stacey
  • Irene Handl as Bebe
  • Allan Cuthbertson as Philip
  • Diane Hart as Tess
  • Joan Benham as Daphne
  • Maurice Kaufmann as David
  • Critical reception

  • Allmovie called the film "a serviceable British shaggy-dog story, graced by the presence of such top talents as Greta Gynt, Griffith Jones, Sydney Tafler, Dermot Walsh and Irene Handl."
  • TV Guide called it an "okay English comedy...A number of distinguished performers lift this one above the average."
  • References

    The Crowning Touch Wikipedia
    The Crowning Touch IMDb


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