Sometimes Good

Last updated

Sometimes Good is a 1934 British comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Henry Kendall, Nancy O'Neil and Minnie Rayner. [1] The screenplay concerns a shopgirl who pretends to be a Colonel's daughter, meets a man and falls in love with him, but is worried about telling him who she really is.

Contents

Cast

Related Research Articles

Nancy ONeil British actress

Nancy O'Neil was an Australian-born British actress.

<i>Something Always Happens</i> 1934 film by Michael Powell

Something Always Happens is a 1934 British romantic comedy film directed by Michael Powell and starring Ian Hunter and Nancy O'Neil. It was made as a Quota quickie.

It Happened in Paris is a 1935 British romantic comedy film directed by Carol Reed and Robert Wyler and starring John Loder, Nancy Burne, and Esme Percy. The film marked Reed's directorial debut, and after working on this film with Wyler he was the sole director on his next film Midshipman Easy. The film is also notable for John Huston's contributions to the screenplay.

<i>Silver Blaze</i> (1937 film) 1937 film by Thomas Bentley

Silver Blaze is a 1937 British, black-and-white crime and mystery film, based loosely on Arthur Conan Doyle's 1892 short story "The Adventure of Silver Blaze". It was directed by Thomas Bentley, and was produced by Twickenham Film Studios Productions. It stars Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes, and Ian Fleming as Dr. Watson. In the United States the film was released in 1941 by Astor Pictures, where it was also known as Murder at the Baskervilles, retitled by distributors to capitalize on the success of the Basil Rathbone Holmes film, The Hound of the Baskervilles.

<i>Jack Ahoy</i> 1935 film by Walter Forde

Jack Ahoy is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Jack Hulbert, Nancy O'Neil, Alfred Drayton and Sam Wilkinson. Its plot follows a humble seaman falls in love with an Admiral's daughter, whilst trying to battle Chinese pirates. The film was loosely remade in 1954 as Up to His Neck.

<i>The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes</i> 1935 film by Leslie S. Hiscott

The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes is a 1935 British mystery film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Arthur Wontner. It was based on the 1915 novel The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle.

Barnacle Bill is a 1935 British drama film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Archie Pitt, Joan Gardner and Gus McNaughton. A conflicted sailor tries to balance his family life with his time at sea.

Head Office is a 1936 British drama film directed by Melville W. Brown and starring Owen Nares, Nancy O'Neil and Arthur Margetson. Its plot involves a secretary who is wrongly accused of stealing money from the company she works for. It was made at Teddington Studios by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers.

Jimmy Godden British film actor

Jimmy Godden was a British film actor.

Minnie Rayner British actress

Minnie Rayner was a British stage and film actress. A character actress she played working class figures, often mothers, in films of the 1930s. Her roles include the matriarch of the working-class Fulham family who takes in an exiled Russian Prince as a lodger in the comedy I Lived with You (1933). The same year she played Gracie Fields' mother in This Week of Grace.

The Girl in Possession is a 1934 British comedy film starring Laura La Plante and Henry Kendall and directed by Monty Banks, who also wrote the screenplay and featured in the film himself.

Comin' Thro the Rye is a 1923 British silent drama film directed by Cecil Hepworth and starring Alma Taylor and Ralph Forbes. The film was based on the novel of the same name by Helen Mathers. The title alludes to the Robert Burns poem "Comin' Through the Rye".

Charles Mortimer (1885–1964) was a British actor. Son of Charles Neil Mortimer - actor. Husband of Greta Wood - actress.

<i>This Week of Grace</i> 1933 film by Maurice Elvey

This Week of Grace is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Gracie Fields, Henry Kendall and John Stuart. The screenplay concerns a poor, unemployed woman who is made housekeeper at the estate of a wealthy duchess. It was promoted with the tagline "Cinderella in modern dress". It includes songs written by Harry Parr-Davies, including "My Lucky Day" and "Happy Ending".

Song at Eventide is a 1934 British musical film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Fay Compton, Lester Matthews and Nancy Burne. The screenplay concerns a top cabaret singer who is blackmailed in a scandal that threatens to ruin her and her family.

The Old Curiosity Shop is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Mabel Poulton, William Lugg and Hugh E. Wright. It is based on the 1841 novel The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens. Bentley remade the novel as a sound film in 1934.

Honeymoon Limited is a 1935 American film.

Henry & Verlin is a 1994 Canadian film directed by Gary Ledbetter and starring Gary Farmer, Keegan MacIntosh, and Margot Kidder.

Twelve Good Men is a 1936 British crime film directed by Ralph Ince and starring Henry Kendall, Nancy O'Neil and Joyce Kennedy. It was made at Teddington Studios by Warner Brothers.

Crazy People is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Henry Kendall, Nancy O'Neil and Kenneth Kove. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios as a quota quickie.

References

  1. BFI | Film & TV Database | SOMETIMES GOOD (1934). Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk (16 April 2009). Retrieved on 7 January 2014.