New Media Scotland Atmosphere 1 | The Man in the White Suit

  • Alexander Mackendrick /
  • United Kingdom /
  • 1951 /
  • 85 mins

Sidney Stratton is a selfless chemist obsessed with inventing a fibre that never gets dirty and never wears out.

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Unable to hold down research jobs for being way too demanding when it comes to laboratory equipment, he takes a lowly labourer’s position at a local textile mill, but on the sly he cheerily completes his life’s work. Bingo! He gives the world a miracle, fashioned into a dazzling white suit. Big business promptly starts falling over themselves to get a cut of his cloth.


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