Will Any Gentleman...?

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Will Any Gentleman...?
Directed by Michael Anderson
Written by Vernon Sylvaine (play)
Starring George Cole
Release dates
24 August 1953
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £128,522 (UK)[1]

Will Any Gentleman...? is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Michael Anderson and starring George Cole, Veronica Hurst, Jon Pertwee and William Hartnell. A young man is hypnotised into leading a more fulfilling life.[2] It was based on a play by Vernon Sylvaine.


Sid James, Joan Sims and Peter Butterworth, later to be famous for their roles in the Carry On series, made early appearances in the film. William Hartnell and Jon Pertwee would both go on to star in the BBC science fiction programme Doctor Who as the First Doctor and Third Doctor, respectively.


  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p502
  2. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/58194

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