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Convict 99

UK, English, 91 mins

  • Director: Marcel Varnel
  • Writer: Cyril Campion; Jack Davis Jr.

CGiii Comment

Infantile.......filmmakers of yesteryear certainly knew how to patronise their audiences.

There is not a thread of intelligence in evidence - cheap jokes and jibes at sexuality.

A convict dresses as a woman in order to escape - woeful.

Cast & Characters

Will Hay as Dr. Benjamin Twist;
Moore Marriott as Jerry the Mole;
Graham Moffatt as Albert Brown;
Googie Withers as Lottie;
Peter Gawthorne as Sir Cyril;
Basil Radford as Deputy Governor;
Dennis Wyndham as Head Warder;
Wilfred Walter as Max Slessor;
Alf Goddard as Sykes;
Garry Marsh as Johnson;
Graham Soutten as Raymond;
Teddy Brown as Slim Charlie;
Kathleen Harrison as Mabel;
Roy Emerton as Colonial;
Bertha Belmore as Lady with Tiara

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