I’m All Right Jack

I’m All Right Jack

Directed by John Boulting • 1959 • United Kingdom
Starring Ian Carmichael, Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas

One of a string of incisive social satires made by British filmmaking duo the Boulting brothers is a smartly caustic look at issues of corporate corruption and trade unionism in 1950s England. Unable to procure a job, upper-class Stanley Windrush (Ian Carmichael) takes a position on the floor of a factory owned by his uncle—and soon finds himself caught between management and labor in their struggle for power. Peter Sellers’s BAFTA-winning turn as the Communist shop steward Fred Kite is a typically inspired display of the actor’s chameleonic brilliance.

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I’m All Right Jack
  • I’m All Right Jack

    Directed by John Boulting • 1959 • United Kingdom
    Starring Ian Carmichael, Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas

    One of a string of incisive social satires made by British filmmaking duo the Boulting brothers is a smartly caustic look at issues of corporate corruption and trade unionism in 1950s England. ...