The Common Touch

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The Common Touch
"The Common Touch" (1941).jpg
Original British trade ad
Directed by John Baxter
Produced by John Baxter
Written by Barbara K. Emary
Geoffrey Orme
Based on a story by Herbert Ayres (as C.G.H. Ayres)
Starring Geoffrey Hibbert
Harry Welchman
Greta Gynt
Joyce Howard
Music by Kennedy Russell
Cinematography James Wilson
Edited by Jack Harris
Distributed by Anglo-American Film Corporation (UK)
Release dates 15 December 1941 (UK)
Running time 104 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Common Touch is a 1941 British drama film directed by John Baxter and starring Geoffrey Hibbert, Harry Welchman, Greta Gynt and Joyce Howard.[1] The film is a remake by the director of his 1932 film Doss House. [2]

Pianist Mark Hambourg appears in a small role.


An eccentric, wealthy young man disguises himself as a tramp in order to save a dosshouse, which is due to be condemned.[3]



External links[edit]

The Common Touch at the Internet Movie Database