The Harassed Hero
|The Harassed Hero|
Guy Middleton and Joan Winmill Brown
|Directed by||Maurice Elvey|
|Produced by||Clive Nicholas|
|Written by||Brock Williams|
|Based on||novel The Harassed Hero by Ernest Dudley|
Joan Winmill Brown
|Music by||Frank Chacksfield|
|Cinematography||Hone Glendinning (as Hone Glendining)|
|Edited by||Anne Barker|
|Distributed by||Associated British-Pathé (UK)|
The Harassed Hero is a 1954 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Guy Middleton, Joan Winmill Brown and Elwyn Brook-Jones. It was based on a novel of the same name by Ernest Dudley.
Wealthy hypochondriac bachelor Murray Selwyn (Guy Middleton) has been ordered by his doctors to avoid stress, but unfortunately finds himself face to face with a gang of counterfeiters. Murray has unwittingly come into possession of the printing plates the gang is after. His stress levels escalate further when Murray's nurse (Joan Winmill Brown) is kidnapped by the gang.
- Guy Middleton – Murray Selwyn
- Joan Winmill Brown – Nurse Brooks
- Elwyn Brook-Jones – Logan
- Mary Mackenzie – Estelle Logan
- Harold Goodwin – Twigg
- Joss Ambler – Dr. Grice
- Clive Morton – Archer
- Hugh Moxey – Willis
- Stafford Byrne
- Gabrielle Brune
- Gaylord Cavallaro
- Simone Lovell
- Alfred Maron
- "The Harassed Hero (1954)". BFI.
- "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". google.co.uk.
- "The Harassed Hero". TVGuide.com.
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