20,000 Leaves Under the Tree (1954)
Alternative Titles: Attack of the Autumn Weather, Sweep!, Isn't It Cold? Not Long 'Til Christmas
Exceptionally good live-action adventure from Disney. A band of neighbours brave the high winds of autumn as they battle to keep fallen leaves off their lawns. Based on the novel by Jules Verne.
Starring: James Mason, Kirk Douglas, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre.
Nemo: "Good God, man! Be careful with that rake! You'll have someone's eye out!"
BIFTA Winner: Best Kept Lawns and Gardens (1955)
Directed by: Ivor Chestycough. US Colour.