Windfall (1955 film)

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"Windfall" (1955).jpg
Original Australian daybill
Directed by Henry Cass
Produced by Robert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Screenplay by John Gilling
Starring Lionel Jeffries
Jack Watling
Gordon Jackson
Cinematography Monty Berman
Edited by Maurice Rootes
Mid Century Film Productions
Distributed by Eros Films(UK)
Release date
February 1955 (UK)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Windfall is a 1955 British comedy film written by John Gilling and directed by Henry Cass, starring Lionel Jeffries, Jack Watling and Gordon Jackson.[1] Dad's Army star Arthur Lowe also makes a brief appearance in the film.The film was also released as Dangerous Money.[2]


The lives of shop assistant Arthur Lee and his family are transformed when he finds £2,000 on top of a bus. Arthur's daughter's dodgy boy friend steals the money, but lands in trouble when it's discovered to be counterfeit. Things turn out well for Arthur when the resulting publicity gives a boost to his business.[3]



  1. ^ "Windfall". BFI. 
  2. ^ "Actor Brian Worth reclines with a newspaper during the filming of... News Photo - Getty Images". 
  3. ^ "Windfall". TV Guide. 

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