The Maggie (High and Dry) (1954)

The Maggie (High and Dry)





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Originally released as High and Dry, The Maggie was one of the most endearing of the "regional" British comedies of the 1950s. Hollywood's Paul Douglas plays an American businessman whose brash, glad-handing techniques earn nothing but cold stares in a tiny Scottish village. Ever anxious to cut costs, Douglas arranges with a local "transport company" to move his luggage to a remote Scots island. That's how he gets mixed up with The Maggie, a ranshackle old shipping vessel captained by taciturn … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Alexander Mackendrick, William Rose
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as Marshall

as Engineer

as Campbell

as Miss Peters

as Reporter

as Laird

as Dirty Dan

as Campbell's Secretary

as Hailing Officer

as Hailing Officer

as Inverkerran Driver

as The Constable

as Skipper

as Hired Car Driver

as Aircraft Pilot

as C.S.S. Skipper
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[Boasts] sly wit, charm and gorgeous black-and-white Scottish seascapes.

Full Review… | August 20, 2015
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