Lady from Lisbon

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Lady from Lisbon
Lady from Lisbon.jpg
Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott
Produced byElizabeth Hiscott
Written by Michael Barringer
Starring Francis L. Sullivan
Jane Carr
Martita Hunt
Charles Victor
Music by W.L. Trytel (uncredited)
Cinematography Erwin Hillier
Edited by Peter Tanner
Production
company
British National Films
Shaftesbury Films
Distributed byAnglo-American Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • September 1942 (1942-09)(UK)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

Lady from Lisbon is a 1942 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Francis L. Sullivan, Jane Carr, Martita Hunt and Charles Victor. [1] [2]

Contents

It was shot at the Riverside Studios in London. The film's sets were designed by the art director James A. Carter.

Plot

When the Nazis steal Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa , South American art lover Minghetti travels to Lisbon to spy for the Germans in return for the famous painting.

Inept Nazi agents, counterspies, racketeers and multiple fakes of the masterpiece soon confound all attempts.

The artist Ganier is murdered. Lady Wellington Smyth is accused.

The painting is swapped for a poor copy under Minghetti's nose.

Cast

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References

  1. "Lady from Lisbon". 1 September 1942 via IMDb.
  2. "Lady from Lisbon (1942)".