|Guest of Honour|
|Directed by||George King|
|Based on||The Man from Blankley's (1930) |
by F. Anstey
|Starring|| Henry Kendall |
Guest of Honour is a 1934 British comedy film directed by George King and starring Henry Kendall, Miki Hood, Edward Chapman and Joan Playfair.In the film, an aristocrat unmasks a blackmailer. It is based on F. Anstey's 1903 play The Man from Blankley's which had been made as a 1920 Paramount silent The Fourteenth Man and the 1930 John Barrymore talkie The Man from Blankley's .
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Thomas Anstey Guthrie was an English author, most noted for his comic novel Vice Versa about a boarding-school boy and his father exchanging identities. His reputation was confirmed by The Tinted Venus and many humorous parodies in Punch magazine.
Anthony David "Tony" Blankley was an American political analyst who gained fame as the press secretary for Newt Gingrich, the first Republican Speaker of the House in forty years, and as a regular panelist on The McLaughlin Group. He later became an Executive Vice President with Edelman public relations in Washington, D.C. He was a Visiting Senior Fellow in National-Security Communications at the Heritage Foundation, a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated public radio programme Left, Right & Center, the author of The West's Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations? and American Grit: What It Will Take to Survive and Win in the 21st Century. He served as the editorial page editor for The Washington Times from 2002–2009.
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George King was an English actors' agent, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He is associated with the production of quota quickies. He helmed several of Tod Slaughter's melodramas, including 1936's The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
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Blankley is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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Guest of honour may refer to:
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