|Directed by||Oswald Mitchell|
|Based on||the famous stage comedy by Fred Karno|
|Produced by||F.W. Baker|
|Edited by||Cecil H. Williamson|
|Music by||Percival Mackey|
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service (UK)|
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TV Guide called it "Funnier than most British comedies of the time," and rated it two out of four stars.
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