|Directed by||Maclean Rogers|
|Produced by||Louis H. Jackson|
|Screenplay by||Austin Melford|
|Based on||novel by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts|
|Starring|| Jackie Hunter |
|Music by||Percival Mackey|
|Edited by||Grace Garland|
|Distributed by||Anglo-American Film Corporation (UK)|
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Don Chicago is a 1945 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Jackie Hunter, Joyce Heron and Claud Allister.It is based on a novel by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts.
An aspiring but timid gangster is forced to leave the United States after crossing the wrong people, but on arriving in Britain he is treated as a dangerous criminal.
Don Chicago steals the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London whilst on a day-trip. He infiltrates the BBC to make various announcements.
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Those Were the Days is a 1934 British film directed by Thomas Bentley. It was based on Arthur Wing Pinero's 1885 farce The Magistrate and was the first of two Hay movies based on Pinero's plays, the other being Dandy Dick. The film also features music hall acts of the time – acts of a type rarely committed to film. It is primarily remembered as Will Hay's first major screen role.
The Private Life of Don Juan is a 1934 British comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon and Benita Hume. It was Fairbanks' final film role. The film is about the life of the aging Don Juan, based on the 1920 play L'homme à la Rose by Henry Bataille. It was made by Korda's London Film Productions at British & Dominion Studios in Elstree/Borehamwood and distributed by United Artists.
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