Lucky Jim
Lucky Jim (1958)

Lucky Jim is based on the same-named satirical novel by Kingsley Amis. The hero, Jim Dixon (Ian Carmichael), is a well-intentioned junior history professor in an unnamed British university. Hoping to impress the new chancellor, Jim succeeds… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 30, 1958
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Penelope Houston
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Too often, though, potentially comic scenes are spoilt by faulty timing, a determination to hammer home the joke and play for an easy laugh.

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