|Girls Will Be Boys|
|Directed by||Marcel Varnel|
|Written by|| Curt Siodmak |
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Starring|| Dolly Haas |
|Cinematography|| Claude Friese-Greene |
|Edited by||Bert Bates|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
|17 September 1934|
Girls Will Be Boys is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Dolly Haas, Cyril Maude and Esmond Knight.It is based on The Last Lord, a play by Kurt Siodmak. 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.
A young woman dresses up as a boy to fool a wealthy misogynist.
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