Honours Easy

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Honours Easy
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Directed by Herbert Brenon
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Roland Pertwee
Based onplay Honours Easy by Roland Pertwee
Starring Greta Nissen
Margaret Lockwood
Patric Knowles
Cinematography Ronald Neame
Production
company
Distributed by Wardour Films (UK)
Release date
  • 31 July 1935 (1935-07-31)(London, UK)
Running time
62 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Honours Easy is a 1935 British drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Greta Nissen, Patric Knowles and Margaret Lockwood. It follows a man who tries to take revenge on a rival for a slight seventeen years before by framing his son for theft. [1] It was based on the play Honours Easy by Roland Pertwee. [2]

Contents

It was an early role for Margaret Lockwood. [3]

Plot

Unhinged art dealer William Barton (Ivan Samson) seeks revenge on a man who ruined his career years ago. He does so by attempting to frame the man's son for the theft of $2,500 from the safe in his gallery. However the son has an alibi in Barton's wife, with whom he is having an affair.

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References

  1. BFI.org
  2. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN   9783110951943 via Google Books.
  3. Vagg, Stephen (29 January 2020). "Why Stars Stop Being Stars: Margaret Lockwood". Filmink.