|The Gay Adventure|
|Directed by||Sinclair Hill|
|Produced by||Harcourt Templeman|
|Written by||D.B. Wyndham-Lewis|
|Based on|| The Gay Adventure |
by Walter C. Hackett
|Starring|| Yvonne Arnaud |
|Edited by||Max Brenner|
|Distributed by||Pathé Pictures International|
|20 July 1936|
The Gay Adventure is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Yvonne Arnaud, Barry Jones and Nora Swinburne. It was made at Welwyn Studios by the independent company Grosvenor Films.It was based on the 1931 play of the same name by Walter C. Hackett.
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