The Comedy Man (1963)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 3, 1964 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Kenneth More is The Comedy Man in this cinemazation of Douglas Hayes' novel. Having spent most of his life playing the provinces in obscurity, More gives the London TV scene a try. He fails at attaining stardom on his own terms, but becomes a celebrity on TV commercials. After basking in fame for a while, More decides that he's sold out and returns to regional repertory. Matching More's terrific starring performance are such British "regulars" as Dennis Price, Billie Whitelaw, Cecil Parker, Norm Rossington, and Frank Finlay.



stage, behind-the-scenes, career, life-choices, pride, recognition [fame], self-respect, stars [celebrities], television, wealth, actor, mid-life-crisis