|The Time of His Life|
|Directed by||Leslie S. Hiscott|
|Written by||Leslie S. Hiscott |
|Story by||Leslie S. Hiscott & Brock Williams|
|Produced by||Elizabeth Hiscott |
W. A. Smith
|Starring|| Richard Hearne |
|Edited by||Erwin Reiner|
|Music by||Elizabeth Hiscott|
|Distributed by||Renown Pictures Corporation|
The Time of His Life is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Richard Hearne, Ellen Pollock, Richard Wattis and Robert Moreton. The screenplay concerns a man who is released from prison and goes to live with his socialite daughter. 
When newly released prisoner Mr. Pastry (Richard Hearne) arrives to stay, he proves an embarrassment to his social climbing daughter Lady Florence (Ellen Pollock). As president of the society for the rehabilitation of ex-convicts, she attempts to hide the fact her father is an ex-con. She locks Mr. Pastry in his bedroom, and even plots to have him sent to Australia. But Lady Florence's children see Mr. Pastry differently, and he helps them through a problem, prompting even his daughter to see Mr. Pastry in a new light.
TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, calling it a "simple comedy with likable characters";  the Radio Times rated the film three out of five stars, and wrote, "Though not a patch on Pastry's many TV shows, it's still a nostalgic treat";  and Sky Movies also rated the film three out of five stars, writing, "Both comedy and pathos come off well in an unpretentious little film that has likeable characters, an acceptable story and some amusing situations. In the supporting cast: two other music-hall comedians – Robert Moreton, once famous for his 'Bumper Fun Book' and Peter Sinclair." 
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