U certificateFolly to be Wise is a Film programme that first aired in 1952 and has been classified a U certificate.

Folly to be Wise is a 3 star programme


Folly to be Wise (1952)

Directed by
Frank Launder

Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan and Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1952

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is Folly to be Wise next on TV?

It's next showing on Talking Pictures August 30th, 3:45am and on Talking Pictures September 1st, 4:00pm. See more...


Image for Alastair SimAlastair Sim...Capt. William Paris
Elizabeth Allan...Angela Prout
Roland Culver...George Prout
Colin Gordon...Prof. James Mutch
Martita Hunt...Lady Dodds
Janet Brown...Jessie Killegrew
Peter Martyn...Walter
Miles Malleson...Dr. Hector McAdam
Edward Chapman...Joseph Byres M.P.
Cyril Chamberlain...Drill Sgt.
Michael Ripper...Drill Corporal
Robin Bailey...Intellectual Corporal
Michael Kelly...Staff Sgt.
Image for George ColeGeorge Cole...Soldier in Brains Trust audience