The Comedy Man Poster

Release Date: 1964

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Chick Byrd (Kenneth More) is an unemployed actor in London, recently fired from a repertory theater amidst allegations of sexual misconduct. His flatmate, Julian Baxter (Edmund Purdom), has recently returned from a disillusioning stint in Hollywood, and his agent, Tommy Morris (Dennis Price), is pressuring Byrd to take jobs in television, a medium he considers beneath his talents. When Byrd relents and takes a small part in a TV commercial, unexpected repercussions complicate his life.

Cast: Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price, Billie Whitelaw, Norman Rossington, Angela Douglas, Frank Finlay, Edmund Purdom

Director: Alvin Rakoff

Genres: Drama

Keywords: 1960s, Temptation, Witty, London, Transformation, Cool, Friend, Charming