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The Man in the White Suit

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Chemist Sidney Stratton (Alec Guinness) is at a crossroads in his career. He's been trying to invent a long-lasting clothing fiber, but his unreasonable demands for high-end equipment have gotten him fired from job after job. Finally, Sidney creates a white suit that is impervious to the elements -- it cannot stain or wrinkle. At first he is celebrated as a hero but, soon enough, the clothing manufacturers realize that the perfect suit is actually very bad for business.

Cast: Alec Guinness , Joan Greenwood , Cecil Parker , Michael Gough , Ernest Thesiger , Vida Hope , George Benson , Edie Martin

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Release Date: February 23rd, 1951|1 hr. 25 min.

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