The Ladykillers

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.8
Rotten Tomatoes:
100%
NOT RATED
Year:
1955
91 min
191 Views


GOOD MORNING. GOOD

MORNING, MR. WILLIAMS.

GOOD MORNING, MA'AM.

GOOD MORNING.

MORNING, MRS. WILBERFORCE.

GOOD MORNING, MR. BROWN.

MORNING, MADAM.

GOOD MORNING.

FETCH THE SUPERINTENDENT.

TELL HIM IT'S MRS. WILBERFORCE.

- GOOD MORNING, MA'AM.

- GOOD MORNING, SERGEANT.

AH, GOOD MORNING,

MRS. WILBERFORCE.

VERY NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

GOOD MORNING, SUPERINTENDENT.

IT'S ABOUT MY FRIEND AMELIA

AND THE SPACESHIP...

SPACESHIP? THAT SHE SAW IN HER

GARDEN LAST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

SHE HASN'T SEEN IT AGAIN?

SHE NEVER SAW I IN THE FIRST PLACE.

OH, I'M VERY RELIEVED

TO HEAR THAT.

ON WEDNESDAY IN CHILDREN'S HOUR, THEY

WERE DOING A LITTLE PLAY CALLED...

VISITORS FROM OTHER WORLDS.

AMELIA HAD HER WIRELESS ON.

IT'S OBVIOUS.

SHE DROPPED OFF TO SLEEP.

THE WHOLE THING:

WAS JUST A DREAM.

AMELIA WAS SO EMBARRASSED.

SHE QUITE REFUSED TO COME HERE

TO TELL YOU HERSELF.

WELL. I DO HOPE ALL SORTS

OF OFFICIAL WHEELS...

HAVEN'T BEEN SET IN MOTION. NOW,

YOU MUSTN'T WORRY ABOUT THAT, MA'AM.

I'M VERY GRATEFUL TO YOU

FOR THIS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

NOW, IF YOU'LL ALLOW ME,

I'LL SEE YOU TO THE DOOR.

BUT AS I WAS WITH HER

WHEN SHE CAME TO REPORT IT,

I THOUGHT IT NO MORE THAN MY

DUTY TO COME HERE AND EXPLAIN.

I MUST SAY, IF THERE ARE

ANY BEINGS ON OTHER WORLDS,

I CAN'T THINK WHY THEY'D WAN TO COME TO OUR WORLD, CAN YOU?

NOW YOU MENTION IT,

MA'AM, I CAN'T EITHER.

WE SEEM SO TERRIBLY

OVERCROWDED ALREADY, DON'T WE?

IT WAS DIFFERENT WHEN I

WAS A GIRL, QUITE DIFFERENT.

SUPERINTENDENT. AH, YOUR UMBRELLA,

MA'AM. YOU LEFT IT BEHIND.

I'M ALWAYS LEAVING IT.

I DON'T LIKE IT VERY MUCH,

REALLY. PERHAPS THAT'S THE REASON.

WELL, I WON'T KEEP YOU,

SUPERINTENDENT.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH

FOR BEING SO UNDERSTANDING.

THANK YOU, MRS. WILBERFORCE,

FOR BEING SO HELPFUL.

WE'RE ALWAYS MORE

THAN PLEASED TO SEE YOU.

THANK YOU.

MISS WHIPPLE, HAS THERE BEEN

ANYONE ABOUT THE ADVERTISEMENT?

NEVER MIND.

THANK YOU ALL THE SAME,

MISS WHIPPLE.

HERE WE ARE. COME ON

THEN. COME ON. HERE WE ARE.

ALL RIGHT. ALL RIGHT.

PRETTY POLLY.

ALL RIGHT, MY DEAR.

I HAVEN'T BEEN GONE SO VERY

LONG, HAVE I? PRETTY POLLY.

OH, DARLING. WATER.

HELP, HELP!

? THAT'S THE TIME

THEY LONG FOR?

HELP!

HEY, OVER HERE.

MRS. WILBERFORCE?

YES?

I UNDERSTAND:

YOU HAVE ROOMS TO LET.

OH, THE ROOMS, YES. WON'T YOU

COME IN, PLEASE? THANK YOU.

MY NAME'S MARCUS.

HOW DO YOU DO, MR. MARCUS?

PROFESSOR MARCUS. OH,

HOW DO YOU DO, PROFESSOR?

YES, I HAVE TWO,

RIGHT BACK- YES.

WOULD YOU EXCUSE ME A MOMEN WHILE I PUT THIS AWAY, PLEASE?

I'M AFRAID IT'S QUITE IMPOSSIBLE TO

MAKE IT HANG EVENLY, PROFESSOR MARCUS.

BECAUSE OF THE SUBSIDENCE.

SUBSIDENCE?

FROM THE BOMBING.

NONE OF THE PICTURES WILL.

YOU HAVE NO OTHER LODGERS?

OH, NO. THE UPPER FLOORS ARE

NO LONGER STRUCTURALLY SOUND.

BUT THE TWO ROOMS AT THE REAR,

THEY'RE QUITE ALL RIGHT.

THEN YOU LIVE HERE ALL ALONE? YES.

I THINK I SHOULD TELL YOU, PROFESSOR, I'M

UNABLE TO PROVIDE BREAKFAST OR EARLY MORNING TEA.

THIS IS THE SITTING ROOM.

AND THE BEDROOM:

IS JUST DOWN HERE.

THESE ROOMS DO NEED

AN AIRING, DON'T THEY?

I'M AFRAID THERE'S

NO PROPER SERVICE.

AND THE VIEW IS, WELL-

MOST EXHILARATING.

THE ROOMS WILL SUIT ME

ADMIRABLY, MRS. WILBERFORCE.

OH.

I SHALL MOVE IN TOMORROW IF THA IS CONVENIENT TO YOU. TOMORROW?

OH.

HELLO.

WHAT'S THAT?

WHO'S TALKING?

IT'S ONLY GENERAL GORDON.

HE BELONGED TO MY LATE HUSBAND.

I HAD FOUR.

HUSBANDS?

NO, PARROTS. AND NOW

I'VE ONLY THREE. PARROTS.

OF COURSE, ONE SMALL POINT,

MRS. WILBERFORCE.

SOME FRIENDS AND I HAVE FORMED

A SMALL MUSICAL GROUP.

A STRING QUINTET, IN FACT.

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