|Strangers on Honeymoon|
Original lobby card
|Directed by||Albert de Courville|
|Produced by||Haworth Bromley|
|Written by|| Laird Doyle |
Bryan Edgar Wallace
|Based on||novel The Northing Tramp by Edgar Wallace|
|Starring|| Constance Cummings |
|Music by||Jack Beaver|
|Edited by||Cyril Randell|
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
|18 January 1937|
Strangers on Honeymoon is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Constance Cummings, Hugh Sinclair and Noah Beery, based on the 1926 novel The Northing Tramp by Edgar Wallace.Much of the film takes place in Canada. It was made by Gainsborough Pictures at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by the art director Ernö Metzner. Wallace's son (Bryan Edgar Wallace) also contributed to the film's screenplay, along with 5 other writers.
Young orphan October (Constance Cummings) flees from an arranged marriage with Wilfred (James Arnold), to wed gentleman tramp Quigley (Hugh Sinclair) for a bet. However, Quigley is secretly an English nobleman on the run for a murder he did not commit. Events escalate when a cousin of the jilted Wilfred hires a pair of hoodlums (Noah Beery & David Burns) to bump off Quigley.
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