The Great Gilbert and Sullivan Poster

Release Date: 1953

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
This film details the real-life partnership between British writer William S. Gilbert (Robert Morley) and composer Arthur Sullivan (Maurice Evans). Although both men became known in their fields, their careers did not truly take off until they began working together regularly under the guidance of savvy theater impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte (Peter Finch). The movie depicts how Gilbert and Sullivan thrived and clashed, on both personal and creative levels.

Cast: Robert Morley, Maurice Evans, Eileen Herlie, Martyn Green, Peter Finch, Dinah Sheridan, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Isabel Dean

Director: Sidney Gilliat

Genres: Biography

Keywords: London, England, Rivalry, Engaging, Spirited, Wife