Lord of the Manor (film)

Last updated

Lord of the Manor
Directed by Henry Edwards
Written by
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Starring
Cinematography Henry Harris
Edited by Clifford Gulliver
Production
company
Distributed by Paramount British Pictures
Release date
May 1933
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

Lord of the Manor is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Betty Stockfeld, Frederick Kerr and Henry Wilcoxon. [1] It was based on a play by John Hastings Turner. It was made at British and Dominion Elstree Studios as a quota film for release by Paramount Pictures. [2]

Contents

The film's sets were designed by Wilfred Arnold.

Plot summary

During a party at a country house, a number of the guests switch their romantic partners.

Cast

Related Research Articles

<i>Lord Edgware Dies</i> (film) 1934 British film

Lord Edgware Dies is a 1934 British mystery film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Austin Trevor, Jane Carr, and Richard Cooper. The film was based on the 1933 Agatha Christie novel Lord Edgware Dies.

The Stickpin is a 1933 British crime film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Henry Kendall, Betty Astell and Francis L. Sullivan.

The Medicine Man is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Redd Davis and starring Claud Allister, Frank Pettingell, Pat Paterson, and Ben Welden.

<i>The Impassive Footman</i> 1932 film

The Impassive Footman is a 1932 British, low-budget "quota quickie" drama film directed by Basil Dean and starring Owen Nares, Betty Stockfeld, Allan Jeayes and George Curzon. The film's sets were designed by Edward Carrick. It was also released under the alternative title Woman in Bondage.

<i>The Midshipmaid</i> 1932 film

The Midshipmaid is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Jessie Matthews, Frederick Kerr, Basil Sydney and Nigel Bruce. The film is based on the 1931 play of the same title by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall. it was released in the U.S. as Midshipmaid Gob. John Mills makes his film debut in a supporting role. It was shot at the Lime Grove Studios, with sets designed by the art director Alfred Junge.

The Man I Want is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Henry Kendall, Wendy Barrie and Betty Astell. The screenplay concerns a man who accidentally comes across some stolen jewels. The film was made at Beaconsfield Studios.

<i>I See Ice</i> 1938 British film

I See Ice is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Anthony Kimmins and starring George Formby, Kay Walsh and Betty Stockfeld. The film depicts the adventures of a photographer working for a London newspaper. It features the songs "In My Little Snapshot Album", "Noughts And Crosses" and "Mother What'll I Do Now".

Betty Stockfeld Australian actress

Betty Stockfeld, often misspelled "Stockfield", was an Australian film actress. She appeared mostly in British and French films.

Anne One Hundred is a 1933 British drama film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Betty Stockfeld, Gyles Isham and Dennis Wyndham. It was based on the play Anne One Hundred Percent by Sewell Collins. It was made at British and Dominion's Elstree Studios as a quota quickie.

<i>The School for Scandal</i> (1930 film) 1930 film

The School for Scandal is a 1930 British historical comedy film directed by Thorold Dickinson and Maurice Elvey and starring Basil Gill, Madeleine Carroll and Ian Fleming. It is the first sound film adaptation of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play The School for Scandal. It is also the only feature-length film shot using the unsuccessful Raycol colour process, and marked the screen debut of Sally Gray. The film was shot at the Elstree Studios of British International Pictures with sets designed by the art director Lawrence P. Williams. It ended up being released as a second feature and is classified as a quota quickie.

<i>77 Park Lane</i> 1931 film

77 Park Lane is a 1931 British thriller film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Dennis Neilson-Terry, Betty Stockfeld and Malcolm Keen. It is based on a 1928 play by Walter C. Hackett, and was shot at Walton Studios. A French-language version 77 Rue Chalgrin and a Spanish-language version Between Night and Day were made at the same time.

Life Goes On is a 1932 British crime film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Elsie Randolph, Betty Stockfeld and Warwick Ward. It was made at British and Dominion's Elstree Studios as a supporting feature for release by Paramount Pictures.

Birds of a Feather is a 1936 British comedy film directed by John Baxter and starring George Robey, Horace Hodges and Eve Lister. The screenplay concerns a sausage-making tycoon who rents a castle from an impoverished aristocrat. It was adapted from the play A Rift in the Loot by George Foster. It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie.

Great Stuff is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Henry Kendall, Betty Astell and Alfred Wellesley. In the film, a woman's parents became robbers in a desperate effort to prevent her marrying an unsuitable man.

The Claydon Treasure Mystery is a 1938 film directed by H. Manning Haynes and starring John Stuart, Garry Marsh and Evelyn Ankers. Murder at a large old manor house attracts the attentions of a mystery writer. It was made at Wembley Studios as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of 20th Century Fox.

The Perfect Lady is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Frederick J. Jackson and Milton Rosmer and starring Moira Lynd, Henry Wilcoxon and Reginald Gardiner. It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures.

Out of the Past is a 1933 British crime film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Lester Matthews, Joan Marion and Jack Raine. It was made as a quota quickie at Teddington Studios.

<i>The Man Who Changed His Name</i> (1934 film) 1934 British film

The Man Who Changed His Name is a 1934 British crime film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Lyn Harding, Betty Stockfeld and Leslie Perrins. It was based on the play The Man Who Changed His Name by Edgar Wallace. It was made as a quota quickie at Twickenham Studios. The film's art direction was by James A. Carter.

Mixed Doubles is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Jeanne De Casalis, Frederick Lloyd and Cyril Rymond.

Hots News is a 1936 British comedy film directed by W. P. Kellino and starring Lupino Lane, Phyllis Clare and Wallace Lupino.

References

  1. "BFI | Film & TV Database | LORD OF THE MANOR (1933)". 14 January 2009. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 30 April 2021.
  2. Chibnall p.273

Bibliography