The Rebel (Robert Day, UK, 1961)

The Rebel is Tony Hancock’s most famous film, and one of British comedy’s best.
— The Guardian

Blind to his complete absence of any actual talent, disaffected London office clerk, Tony Hancock, gives up his office job to pursue full-time his vocation as an artist. He moves to Paris where a misunderstanding sees him hailed as a genius. Written by his regular writing team, Ray Galton & Alan Simpson, The Rebel boasts a brilliant supporting cast, including John Le Mesurier, Irene Handl, George Sanders, Dennis Price,Liz Fraser.

Shown in tribute to Alan Simpson (1929-2017)