|No Smoking by George Moresby-White and Rex Rienits
|Robert S. Baker
No Smoking is a 1955 British comedy film directed by Henry Cass and starring Reg Dixon, Peter Martyn, Belinda Lee and Lionel Jeffries. It was produced by Tempean Films as a second feature. The film was shot at Southall Studios with sets designed by the art director Wilfred Arnold. Shortly after the production Lee was signed up for a contract with the Rank Organisation.
Reg Bates is a scientist who invents a pill that can cure smokers of their nicotine addiction. This is revealed by a visiting American, Hal Hurst. Bates faces strong opposition from both the tobacco industry and the government.
It was based on a 1952 TV play. One review said it had "plenty of good family fun."
It was made at Alliance Studios, Southall. It was one of only a few movies starring Reg Dixon. It was one of several comedies featuring Belinda Lee.
The Monthly Film Bulletin said "the action does not fizz; the bubbles never quite come to the surface."