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Passport To Pimlico

In the British comedy film Passport To Pimlico (Ealing Studios, 1948), residents of post-war London, England discover a parchment showing that a small part of London is in fact independent from the Britain. It is "part of Burgundy", and the Duke of Burgundy comes to claim his rights. Pimlico declares independence and becomes a micronation.

Margaret Rutherford, Stanley Holloway and Hermione Baddeley star under Henry Cornelius's direction.

The script is by T.E.B. Clarke and demonstrates his usual logical development of absurd ideas.

A BBC Radio 4 adaptation was broadcast on January 20, 1996.