"While [Guinness] uses as many wigs and costumes as... a quick change artist, he never seems to be anything more than an actor who has overextended his lines. Since Mr Guinness is a man of merit, this is most unfortunate."
(John McCarten, New Yorker)
"Not the best [of Balcon's] films. It is clever. It has some exquisitely timed comic moments. But it fails to be a consistently entertaining whole."