Alexander Mackendrick

Alexander Mackendrick – The Ladykillers (1955)

Quote:
A gang planning a ‘job’ find themselves living with a little old lady, who thinks they are musicians. When the gang set out to kill Mrs Wilberforce, they run into one problem after another, and they get what they deserve. Read More »

Alexander Mackendrick – Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Synopsis:
J.J. Hunsecker, the most powerful newspaper columnist in New York, is determined to prevent his sister from marrying Steve Dallas, a jazz musician. He therefore covertly employs Sidney Falco, a sleazy and unscrupulous press agent, to break up the affair by any means possible. Read More »

Alexander Mackendrick – The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Synopsis:
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but both big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons. Read More »