About the film
The Common Touch
Release Date: November 15, 1941
|Production Companies||:||British National Films|
|Writers||:||Geoffrey Orme, Barbara K. Emary, Herbert Ayres|
The Common Touch is a 1941 British drama film directed by John Baxter and starring Geoffrey Hibbert, Harry Welchman, Greta Gynt and Joyce Howard. On the death of his father, an eighteen-year old lad leaves school to take over the family firm in the City of London. Realising the other directors want to keep him in the dark he starts asking questions, and is soon undercover as a down-and-out in a hostel which will disappear if a company building project goes ahead.