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The Belles of St. Trinian's1953

The Belles of St. Trinian's (1953)




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The wacky students at all-girls school St. Trinian's take it upon themselves to uncover the mystery of a valuable missing racehorse.

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Alastair Sim
as Millicent Fritton/Clarence Fritton
Joyce Grenfell
as P.W. Sgt. Ruby Gates
Hermione Baddeley
as Miss Drownder
George Cole
as Flash Harry
Eric Pohlmann
as Sultan of Makyad
Lorna Henderson
as Princess Fatima
Betty Ann Davies
as Miss Waters
Renee Houston
as Miss Brimmer
Beryl Reid
as Miss Dawn
Balbina Meyer
as Mlle. de St. Emilion
Jane Henderson
as Miss Holland
Diana Day
as Jackie
Lloyd Lamble
as Supt. Kemp-Bird
Guy Middleton
as Eric Rowbotham-Smith
Richard Wattis
as Manton Bassett
Irene Handl
as Miss Gale
Mary Merrall
as Miss Buckland
Joan Sims
as Miss Dawn
Arthur Howard
as Wilfred Woodley
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Critic Reviews for The Belles of St. Trinian's

All Critics (6)

Alastair Sim is amusing as the eternally anxious headmistress.

May 11, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The third a near riot of action, climaxing with a restaging of the "Zulu Wars" in the crowded halls of a tumbledown manor house turned boarding school for girls.

May 6, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

There are nice touches in the production design, like shattered windows and locked up silver, but Launder doesn't have the light touch as a director that he does as a writer...

May 1, 2020 | Full Review…

This transportation of Ronald Searle's awful school has been effected with the greatest possible success.

January 24, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Belles of St. Trinian's

A British school for proper young ladies that inspires righteous dread? There's no wonder when it's the little hellions of St.Trinian's, whose very approach sends the locals scurrying for cover and leaves full grown adults hiding under their beds. Lead by the dodgy Alistair Sim in drag, Ronald Searles' comic creations are a force to be reckoned with and then some. And there's more than a smile or two garnered from these reform school aspirants.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

These were absolutely fantastic...still classics now.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

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