City of Beautiful Nonsense (1935 film)

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City of Beautiful Nonsense
Directed by Adrian Brunel
Written by Donovan Pedelty
E. Temple Thurston (novel)
Produced by Wilfred Noy
Starring Emlyn Williams
Sophie Stewart
Eve Lister
George Carney
Cinematography Desmond Dickinson
Music by Eric Spear
Distributed byButcher's Film Service
Release date
  • May 1935 (1935-05)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

City of Beautiful Nonsense is a 1935 British drama film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Emlyn Williams, Sophie Stewart and Eve Lister. The film is based on the best-selling 1909 novel of the same name by E. Temple Thurston, which had previously been filmed as a silent by Henry Edwards in 1919. The plot deals with a young woman who is in love with a penniless composer, but believes she must marry a wealthy man to please her father and only realises after various tribulations that she should follow her heart rather than her head.



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