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The Entertainer (1960)

Not Rated
96 min | Drama

Archie Rice, an old-time British music hall performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.
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Writers
John Osborne (adapted from the play by) (screenplay) | Nigel Kneale (screenplay)
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Updated Jul 18, 1960

Release date
Oct 3, 1960 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Laurence Olivier
Archie Rice (as Lawrence Olivier) Archie Rice (as Lawrence Olivier)   See fewer
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Brenda de Banzie
Phoebe Rice (as Brenda De Banzie) Phoebe Rice (as Brenda De Banzie)   See fewer
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Roger Livesey
Billy Rice Billy Rice   See fewer
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Joan Plowright
Jean Rice Jean Rice   See fewer
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Alan Bates
Frank Rice Frank Rice   See fewer
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Daniel Massey
Graham Graham   See fewer
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Albert Finney
Mick Rice Mick Rice   See fewer
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Shirley Anne Field
Tina Lapford (as Shirley Ann Field) Tina Lapford (as Shirley Ann Field)   See fewer
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Thora Hird
Ada Lapford Ada Lapford   See fewer
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Miriam Karlin
Soubrette Soubrette   See fewer
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Geoffrey Toone
Harold Hubbard Harold Hubbard   See fewer
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MacDonald Hobley
McDonald Hobley (as McDonald Hobley) McDonald Hobley (as McDonald Hobley)   See fewer
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Anthony Oliver
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Max Bacon
Charlie Klein Charlie Klein   See fewer
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George Doonan
Eddie Trimmer Eddie Trimmer   See fewer
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James Culliford
Cobber Carson Cobber Carson   See fewer
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Gilbert Davis
Brother Bill Brother Bill   See fewer
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Charles Gray
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Gwen Nelson
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Hope Jackman
Morecambe Mother Morecambe Mother   See fewer
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Richard Baker
Radio Newsreader (voice) (uncredited) Radio Newsreader (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Charters
Man in Pub Listening to Billy Sing (uncredited) Man in Pub Listening to Billy Sing (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nigel Davenport
Theatre Manager (uncredited) Theatre Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angie Dean
Alhambra Sister (uncredited) Alhambra Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Debbie Dean
Alhambra Sister (uncredited) Alhambra Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Harrington
London Pub Customer (uncredited) London Pub Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jo Linden
Gloria (uncredited) Gloria (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Longridge
Wilfrid Lapford (uncredited) Wilfrid Lapford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Manvell
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirli Scott-James
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Selby
Teddy Boy (uncredited) Teddy Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Sharp
Man in Pub Listening to Billy Sing (uncredited) Man in Pub Listening to Billy Sing (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Thornhill
Stage Door Keeper (uncredited) Stage Door Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vicky Travers
Nude (uncredited) Nude (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mercia Turner
Britannia (uncredited) Britannia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constance Wells
Scots Singer (uncredited) Scots Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hermon Wells
Scots Singer (uncredited) Scots Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 2,699 votes