Girls Will Be Boys

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Girls Will Be Boys
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Directed by Marcel Varnel
Written by Curt Siodmak
Roger Burford
Clifford Grey
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Starring Dolly Haas
Cyril Maude
Esmond Knight
Cinematography Claude Friese-Greene
Ronald Neame
Edited by Bert Bates
Distributed by Wardour Films
Release date
17 September 1934
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Girls Will Be Boys is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Dolly Haas, Cyril Maude and Esmond Knight. [1] It is based on The Last Lord, a play by Kurt Siodmak. [2] The film was shot at Elstree Studios with sets designed by the art director Cedric Dawe. Haas made this, her first English-language film, following a Nazi-led riot at the premiere of her previous film Das häßliche Mädchen , and in 1936 fled Germany altogether. [3]



A young woman dresses up as a boy to fool a wealthy misogynist.


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  1. "Girls Will Be Boys (1934) | BFI". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  2. Nash & Ross p.1029.
  3. Bock & Bergfelder p.178.