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No Parking
Directed by Jack Raymond
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Gerald Elliott
Story by Carol Reed
Starring
Music by Geraldo
Cinematography Francis Carver
Production
company
Herbert Wilcox Productions
Distributed by British Lion Film Corporation (UK) (theatrical)
Release date
  • July 1938 (1938-07)(Britain)
[1]
Running time
72 min [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

No Parking is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond. [2] The film features Charles Carson, Geraldo, Fred Groves, Gordon Harker and Leslie Perrins in the lead roles. [3]

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The story was written by Carol Reed who later directed The Third Man . [1]

The film is considered lost, as no prints are known to exist. [4]

Plot summary

Albert is the unfortunate car park attendant who gets caught up with jewel thieves mistaking him for the American gangster they've been waiting to join forces with. However, on the day of the heist, the real American gangster turns up, and Albert is revealed as an undercover policeman.

Cast

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References

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  2. "No Parking (1938)". BFI.
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  4. "Missing Believed Lost - The Great British Film Search". britishpictures.com. Retrieved 28 April 2014.

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