Excess Baggage (1933 film)

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Excess Baggage
Directed by Redd Davis
Written by H. Fowler Mear
H. M. Raleigh (novel)
Produced by Julius Hagen
Starring Claud Allister
Frank Pettingell
Sydney Fairbrother
Rene Ray
Cinematography Sydney Blythe
Production
company
Distributed by RKO Pictures
Release date
March 1933
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Excess Baggage is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Redd Davis and starring Claud Allister, Frank Pettingell, Sydney Fairbrother, Rene Ray, Gerald Rawlinson and Viola Compton. [1] Its plot concerns a British army Colonel mistakenly who thinks he has killed his superior officer while hunting down a ghost. [2] It was made at Twickenham Studios in west London as a quota quickie for distribution as a second feature by RKO Pictures. [3]

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  1. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023994/ [ user-generated source ]
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 8 September 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. Chibnall p.267

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