High and Dry

The poor, elderly,…..and wily when it comes to parting those who can afford it from their money…..Scottish skipper of a broken-down old ‘puffer’ boat (Alex Mackenzie) tricks an American tycoon into paying him to transport his personal cargo. When the aforementioned tycoon (Paul Douglas) learns of the trick, he attempts to track down the boat and remove his possessions. Released in the United States as “High and Dry”.

Directors: Alexander Mackendrick, Franklin Gollings
Actors: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker, Tommy Kearins, Hubert Gregg, Geoffrey Keen, Dorothy Alison, Andrew Keir, Meg Buchanan, Mark Dignam
Countrys: UK

More Details

Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
7.0 986 1954-02-25 92

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorAlexander MackendrickDirector of PhotographyGordon Dines
ScreenplayWilliam RoseStoryAlexander Mackendrick
Art DirectionJim MorahanProduction SupervisorHal Mason
EditorPeter TannerUnit Production ManagerL.C. Rudkin
SoundStephen DalbyCamera OperatorChic Waterson
Camera OperatorHugh WilsonAssistant DirectorFranklin Gollings
Sound RecordistLeo WilkinsCostume DesignAnthony Mendleson
Special EffectsSydney PearsonVisual EffectsGeoffrey Dickinson
Makeup ArtistAlex GarfathExecutive ProducerMichael Balcon
ProducerMichael TrumanOriginal Music ComposerJohn Addison

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