Alive and Kicking (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

Alive and Kicking (1959)

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Dame Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison and Estelle Winwood, collectively representing some 200 years of British theatrical history, are top-billed in this feathery bit of whimsy. The starring trio plays three elderly residents of a nursing home, fed up with their monotonous existence. They engineer an escape from their drab surroundings and head for an impromptu holiday on an Irish island. Stanley Holloway plays a likeable old codger who becomes the ladies' partner in "crime." Alive and Kicking refuses to patronize its leading characters--or the mature audience to whom this charming comedy is aimed. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Liam Redmond
as Old Man
Marjorie Rhodes
as Old Woman
John Salew
as Solicitor
Colin Gordon
as Birdwatcher
Anita Bolster
as Postmistress
Paul Farrell
as Postman
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