Pearls Bring Tears

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Pearls Bring Tears
Directed by Manning Haynes
Written by Roy Lockwood
Story by Clifford Grey
Produced byGeorge Smith
Cinematography Geoffrey Faithfull
George Smith Productions
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • March 1937 (1937-03)(UK)
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

Pearls Bring Tears is a 1937 British comedy drama film directed by Manning Haynes and starring John Stuart, Dorothy Boyd and Googie Withers. [1]



Madge Hart (Dorothy Boyd) borrows a pearl necklace to wear to a dance, but then accidentally breaks it. She is further concerned because the pearls were only on loan to her husband as security for a business deal. Madge then rushes the necklace to be repaired, but when it is stolen, further panic ensues.


Critical reception

TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, calling it "A fast-paced and surprisingly witty comedy." [2]

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