Mr Smith (1976 film)

Mr Smith is a 1976 short film written and directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Peter Barkworth. It was often shown as a 'filler' in London's West End cinemas along with horror or soft porn films such as Emmanuelle. It was Lyne's second short film, following The Table (1973), and was well received at the London Film Festival.[1]

Mr Smith
Directed byAdrian Lyne
Produced byGower Frost
Written byAdrian Lyne
CinematographyTerry Bedford
Edited byDavid Garland
Jennie & Co.
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
38 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


The film traces a day in the life of middle-aged Mr Smith (Barkworth), which ends with his suicide.[2]



  1. New Statesman review, 25 June 1976.
  2. Mr Smith at the BFI

Mr Smith on IMDb

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