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Sammy Going South

Sammy Going South
  • 1963
  • UK
  • 114 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick
  • Cast: Edward G Robinson, Fergud McClelland, Constance Cummings

A chance to see a restored version of Mackendrick's 1963 film based on newly orphaned 10-year-old Sam (McClelland). The young boy sets off to find his only relative and meets a host of characters and criminals along the way.

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Five reasons to see the films of Alexander Mackendrick

20 Nov 2012

The director of Whisky Galore! and Sweet Smell of Success is the subject of a retrospective

It’s the centenary of the birth of the Scottish-American filmmaker who became one of Ealing studios’ greatest directors. Born in Boston, Massachusetts to Scottish immigrant parents, Mackendrick moved back to Glasgow with his grandfather when he was just…

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