The Last Curtain

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The Last Curtain
Directed by David MacDonald
Written by
Produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan
Cinematography Francis Carver
Edited by Lister Laurance
Distributed by Paramount British Pictures
Release date
23 July 1937
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Language English

The Last Curtain is a 1937 British crime film directed by David MacDonald and starring Campbell Gullan, Kenne Duncan and Greta Gynt. [1] The film blends drama and comedy and its plot follows an insurance investigator who examines a series of robberies that have taken place. Much of the action takes place backstage at the fictitious Trafalgar Theatre.


It was made at Pinewood Studios as a quota quickie. [2] The film's sets were designed by John Bryan. It was the first film for comedy actor Joss Ambler who went on to star with such comedy stalwarts as George Formby and Will Hay.


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  2. Wood p.95