Lord Camber's Ladies

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Lord Camber's Ladies
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Opening title
Directed by Benn W. Levy
Written byBenn W. Levy
Edwin Greenwood
Gilbert Wakefield
Horace Annesley Vachell
Based on The Case of Lady Camber
1915 play
by Horace Annesley Vachell
Produced by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring Gerald du Maurier
Gertrude Lawrence
Benita Hume
Nigel Bruce
Cinematography James Wilson
Distributed by Wardour Films
Release date
  • 28 October 1932 (1932-10-28)
Running time
80 min.

Lord Camber's Ladies (1932) is a British drama film directed by Benn W. Levy, produced by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Gerald du Maurier, Gertrude Lawrence, Benita Hume, and Nigel Bruce. [1]



An aristocrat marries a singer, but then tries to murder her when he falls in love with another woman.


Production background

This is the only film Alfred Hitchcock produced but did not direct. [2] It was later dismissed by him as a BIP quota quickie: "a poison thing. I gave it to Benn Levy to direct". [3] It is an adaptation of the 1915 play The Case of Lady Camber by Horace Annesley Vachell. [4] The play had previously been filmed in 1915 by Walter West. [3]

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  2. "Lord Camber's Ladies (1933)". BFI. 16 April 2009. Archived from the original on 17 January 2009. Retrieved 6 May 2010.
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