|Many Tanks Mr. Atkins|
|Directed by||Roy William Neill|
|Produced by||Jerome Jackson|
Warner Brothers-First National Productions
|Distributed by||Warner Brothers|
Many Tanks Mr. Atkins is a 1938 British comedy war film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Claude Hulbert, Reginald Purdell and Barbara Greene.
It was made as a quota quickie by Warner Brothers at the company's Teddington Studios in London.The film's sets were designed by the art director Peter Proud.
The troublesome Private Nutter is posted from regiment to regiment.
Arthur Hambling was a British actor, on stage from 1912, and best known for appearances in the films Henry V (1944) and The Lavender Hill Mob (1951). In 1939 he appeared in the West End in N.C. Hunter's comedy Grouse in June.
A Safe Proposition is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring A. W. Baskcomb, Barbara Gott, Harold French and Austin Trevor. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for release by Fox Film.
The Face at the Window is a 1932 British drama film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Raymond Massey, Claude Hulbert and Isla Bevan. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie. It is based on a play of the same name by F. Brooke Warren first performed in 1897.
The Rosary is a 1931 British drama film directed by Guy Newall and starring Margot Grahame, Elizabeth Allan and Leslie Perrins. It was shot at Twickenham Studios in London. The film's sets were designed by the art director James A. Carter. It was released as an independent first feature, despite being produced by a company that generally concentrated on quota quickies.
It's Not Cricket is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Ralph Ince and starring Claude Hulbert, Henry Kendall, Betty Lynne and Clifford Heatherley. The film depicts a Frenchwoman married to a cricket-mad Englishman.
Kiss Me Sergeant is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Leslie Fuller, Gladys Cruickshank and Gladys Frazin. It was based on a play by Syd Courtenay and was sometimes released under the alternative title Idol of Moolah.
Hail and Farewell is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Ralph Ince and starring Claude Hulbert. The film was a quota quickie production, following the escapades of a group of British sailors during six hours' shore leave in Southampton. More specific plot details are unknown, as there is no evidence of the film being shown after its first run, the British Film Institute has been unable to locate a print for inclusion in the BFI National Archive, and the film is classified as "missing, believed lost".
The Viper is a 1938 British slapstick comedy film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Claude Hulbert, Betty Lynne and Hal Walters. The film was a sequel to the previous year's very successful The Vulture, with Hulbert and Walters reprising their roles as hapless private detective Cedric Gull and his sidekick Stiffy respectively. Lesley Brook also features in both films, but in unrelated roles. Directorial duties passed to Neill as Ralph Ince, the director of The Vulture, had been killed in a road accident shortly after the film's release.
Reginald Purdell was an English actor and screenwriter who appeared in over 40 films between 1930 and 1951. During the same period he also contributed to the screenplays of 15 feature films, such as The Dark Tower, and had a brief foray into directing with two films in 1937.
Don't Get Me Wrong is a 1937 British comedy film co-directed by Arthur B. Woods and Reginald Purdell and starring Max Miller and George E. Stone. It was made at Teddington Studios with sets designed by Peter Proud. The film was made by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers, made on a considerably higher budget than many of the quota quickies the studios usually produced.
Get Off My Foot is a 1935 British comedy film, directed by William Beaudine and starring Max Miller and Chili Bouchier. It is classed as a lost film.
The Dark Stairway is a 1938 British crime film, directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Hugh Williams, Chili Bouchier and Garry Marsh.
Where's Sally? is a 1936 British comedy film, directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Chili Bouchier, Gene Gerrard and Claude Hulbert. The film was a quota quickie production and is now believed to be lost.
Patricia Gets Her Man is a 1937 British romantic comedy film directed by Reginald Purdell and starring Hans Söhnker, Lesley Brook and Edwin Styles. The screenplay concerns a woman who attempts to attract a film star.
A Night Like This is a 1932 comedy film directed by Tom Walls and starring Walls, Ralph Lynn and Winifred Shotter. Ben Travers wrote the screenplay, adapting his own play, the original 1930 Aldwych farce of the same title.
Key to Harmony is a 1935 British drama film directed by Norman Walker and starring Belle Chrystall, Fred Conyngham and Reginald Purdell. The film is a quota quickie made at British and Dominions Elstree Studios for release by Paramount Pictures. It was based on the novel Suburban Retreat by John B. Wilson. The film's art direction was by Hylton R. Oxley.
Big Business is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Cyril Gardner and starring Claude Hulbert, Eve Gray and Ernest Sefton. It was made at Teddington Studios as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers. This is notably the second film of the same name that James Finlayson starred in.
Simply Terrific is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Claude Hulbert, Reginald Purdell and Patricia Medina. It was made at Teddington Studios by the British subsidiary of Warner Bros.
Ship's Concert is a 1937 British musical film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Claude Hulbert, Joyce Kirby and Henry Kendall. It was made as a quota quickie at Teddington Studios by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers.
My Lucky Star is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Louis Blattner and John Harlow and starring Florence Desmond, Oscar Asche and Harry Tate. It was made at Elstree Studios as a quota quickie. A young woman working in a shop poses as a film star.