The Belles of St. Trinian's
The Belles of St. Trinian's ★★★ 1953
Sim is priceless in a dual role as the eccentric he admistress of a chaotic, bankrupt girls' school and her bookie twin brother who scheme the school into financial security. The first in a series of movies based on a popular British cartoon by Ronald Searles about a girls' school and its mischievous students. Followed by “Blue Murder at St. Trinian's,” “The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's,” and “The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery.” 86m/B VHS . GB Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell, Hermione Baddeley, George Cole, Eric Pohlmann, Renee Houston, Beryl Reid, Balbina, Jill Braidwood, Annabelle Covey, Betty Ann Davies, Diana Day, Jack Doyle, Irene Handl, Arthur Howard, Sidney James, Lloyd Lamble, Jean Langston, Belinda Lee, Vivian Martin, Andree Melly, Mary Merrall, Guy Middleton, Joan Sims, Jerry Verno, Richard Wattis; D: Frank Launder; W: Frank Launder, Sidney Gilliat, Val Valentine; C: Stanley Pavey; M: Malcolm Arnold.