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Alastair Sim: Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE, was a Scottish character actor who began his theatrical career at the age of thirty, but quickly became established as a popular West End performer, remaining so until his death in 1976. He also appeared in more than fifty British films, starting in 1935.

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Google previewLondon Calling (2017)

by Sara Sheridan

Alastair Sim is a darling. And it's handy for dancing after.

Google previewThe transformation of the banking industry: a brave new world (2011)

by SAS Institute

Alastair Sim is a member of the global marketing board at SAS and responsible for the strategy and marketing in EMEA. razil's economic performance in the aftermath of the recent global. 35 ANALYTICS: NAVIGATING THE NEW DIGITAL ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Christmas (2012)

by Gerry Bowler

Alastair Sim is the definitive Scrooge, andanyone else who attemptsthepart should beboiled with hisown pudding andburied with a stakeof holly throughhis heart. Sim's Scrooge is a grim and shrivelled miser, abject inhis petty economies ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Cinema (2013)

by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall

Accomplished domestic stars and actors of the British cinema have included John Laurie, Ian Bannen, Alastair Sim, and James McAvoy. Scottish-born film directors include Alexander Mackendrick, Harry Watt, Bill Douglas, Bill Forsyth, John ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Humorists (1996)

Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese by Steven H. Gale

Starring Alastair Sim, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series (2000)

by Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong

The director-writing team of Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat created the series, but it was droll comic genius Alastair Sim who made the first entries consistently entertaining. Actually, Launder, Gilliat, and Sim had teamed up earlier for ยก950's ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy (2005)

Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl

One of the best- known and most successful is the 1951 version directed by Brian Desmond-Hurst, starring Alastair Sim as Scrooge. The 1984 version, directed by Clive Donner and starring George C. Scott, has been memorably described as ...

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