Ealing Studios’ output from the 1940s and 1950s helped define what was arguably the golden age forBritish cinema. Written by Ealing regular T.E.B. Clarke, PASSPORT TO PIMLICO was nominatedby BAFTA in the Best British Film category and stars Stanley Holloway, Hermione Baddeley,Margaret Rutherford and Paul Dupuis.
When an unexploded WWII bomb is unexpectedly detonated in Pimlico, it reveals a buried cellar full oftreasures, including an ancient document proving that the area is in fact part of Burgundy, France andthus foreign territory. In an attempt to regain control, the British Government set up borders and cut offall services to the area, but the ‘Burgundians’ are determined to fight back!
- Interview with BFI Curator Mark Duguid
- Locations Featurette with Film Historian Richard Dacre
- Behind the Scenes Stills Gallery
- Restoration Comparison
- Restored Trailer