|Almost a Honeymoon|
|Directed by||Monty Banks|
|Written by||Monty Banks|
Walter C. Mycroft
|Based on|| Almost a Honeymoon |
by Walter Ellis
|Starring|| Clifford Mollison |
|Cinematography||Jack E. Cox|
|Edited by|| Emile de Ruelle |
Almost a Honeymoon is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Clifford Mollison, Dodo Watts and Donald Calthrop.It was based on the play Almost a Honeymoon by Walter Ellis. A second adaptation was made in 1938. It was made by British International Pictures at their Elstree Studios.
An ambitious young man secures a job in the colonial service, the only stipulation being that he needs to be married which he isn't. He has just twenty four hours to find a woman to persuade to marry him.
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