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Hue and Cry (1947)

82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies.See moreA gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing comedies. Written by Michael Crew See less
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Writer
T.E.B. Clarke (original screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Updated Feb 23, 1947

Release date
Jan 8, 1951 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Harry Fowler
Joe Kirby Joe Kirby   See fewer
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Frederick Piper
Mr. Kirby Mr. Kirby   See fewer
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Vida Hope
Mrs. Kirby Mrs. Kirby   See fewer
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Heather Delaine
Dorrie Kirby Dorrie Kirby   See fewer
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Ian Dawson
Norman Norman   See fewer
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Gerald Fox
Dicky Dicky   See fewer
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David Simpson
Arthur Arthur   See fewer
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David Knox
Dusty Dusty   See fewer
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James Crabbe
Terry (as James Crabb) Terry (as James Crabb)   See fewer
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Joan Dowling
Clarry Clarry   See fewer
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Jack Warner
Nightingale Nightingale   See fewer
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Alastair Sim
Felix H. Wilkinson Felix H. Wilkinson   See fewer
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Alec Finter
Det.-Sgt. Fothergill Det.-Sgt. Fothergill   See fewer
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Bruce Belfrage
B.B.C. Announcer B.B.C. Announcer   See fewer
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Grace Arnold
Dicky's Mother Dicky's Mother   See fewer
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Robin Hughes
Selwyn Pike Selwyn Pike   See fewer
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Howard Douglas
Watchman Watchman   See fewer
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Henry Purvis
Larry the Bull (as Henry John Purvis {Anaconda}) Larry the Bull (as Henry John Purvis {Anaconda})   See fewer
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Joey Carr
Shorty Shorty   See fewer
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Johnny Briggs
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Ray Cooney
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Barry Ford
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Peter Mullins
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dandy Nichols
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Andrew Sachs
Schoolboy (uncredited) Schoolboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,268 votes