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The Big Money

Detective in Pub
Petty thief Willie Frith steals a suitcase full of bank notes, only to find out that they have been given all the same serial number. But this is only the start of his troubles, now he has to find a way of changing the notes, so he can impress the barmaid of his local pub.

  • Actor Character
  • Ian Carmichael Willie Frith
  • Belinda Lee Gloria
  • Kathleen Harrison Mrs. Frith
  • Robert Helpmann The Reverend
  • James Hayter Mr. Frith
  • George Coulouris The Colonel
  • Renee Houston Bobbie
  • Michael Brennan Bluey
  • Jill Ireland Doreen Firth
  • Leslie Phillips Receptionist
  • Harold Berens Bookmaker
  • Hugh Morton Valet
  • Ferdy Mayne Furrier
  • Digby Wolfe Harry Mason
  • Michael Balfour 'Wilberforce'
  • David Hutcheson Tipster at Racecourse.
  • Miriam Karlin Lady in Night Club.
  • Ewen Solon Detective in Pub.
  • Ian Wilson Post Office Clerk.
  • Cyril Chamberlain Detective at hotel
  • Maurice Kaufmann Harry's Friend

Directed by
John Paddy Carstairs
Writing credits (in alphabetical order)
John Baines
Patrick Campbell additional material
Original Music by
Van Phillips
Cinematography by
Jack Cardiff
Jack E. Cox
Film Editing by
Alfred Roome
Costume Design by
Julie Harris
Olga Lehmann
Sound Department
Gordon K. McCallum sound mixer
Harry Fairbairn sound assistant (uncredited)