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The Comedy Man (1964)

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92 min | Drama

Charles Byrd, known as "Chick", has spent his adult life acting in small repertory companies all over the UK, and he's never had much luck. All too aware that he's no longer young, Chick makes one last stab at finding success in London.
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Peter Yeldham (screenplay) | Douglas Hayes (novel)
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Updated Sep 3, 1964

Release date
Sep 10, 1964 (United Kingdom)

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Kenneth More
Chick Byrd Chick Byrd   See fewer
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Cecil Parker
Thomas Rutherford Thomas Rutherford   See fewer
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Dennis Price
Tommy Morris Tommy Morris   See fewer
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Norman Rossington
Theodore Littleton Theodore Littleton   See fewer
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Angela Douglas
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Edmund Purdom
Julian Baxter Julian Baxter   See fewer
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Alan Dobie
Jack Lavery Jack Lavery   See fewer
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Valerie Croft
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Jacqueline Hill
Sandy Lavery Sandy Lavery   See fewer
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Harold Goodwin
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Penny Morrell
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Schuyster Schuyster   See fewer
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Derek Francis
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Myrtle Reed
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Edwin Richfield
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Jill Adams
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Hamilton Dyce
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7 / 10 | 136 votes