|The Luck of a Sailor|
|Directed by||Robert Milton|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by|| Horton Giddy (play) |
|Starring|| Greta Nissen |
|Music by||Van Phillips|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
The Luck of a Sailor is a 1934 British romance film directed by Robert Milton and starring Greta Nissen, David Manners and Clifford Mollison. It was made at Elstree Studios.
Romance films or romance movies are romantic love stories recorded in visual media for broadcast in theaters and on TV that focus on passion, emotion, and the affectionate romantic involvement of the main characters and the journey that their genuinely strong, true and pure romantic love takes them through dating, courtship or marriage. Romance films make the romantic love story or the search for strong and pure love and romance the main plot focus. Occasionally, romance lovers face obstacles such as finances, physical illness, various forms of discrimination, psychological restraints or family that threaten to break their union of love. As in all quite strong, deep, and close romantic relationships, tensions of day-to-day life, temptations, and differences in compatibility enter into the plots of romantic films.
Robert Milton was a Russian-born screenwriter and film director who worked and settled in the United States. He wrote and directed for the stage, and directed three British films.
Greta Nissen was a Norwegian-born American film and stage actress.
David Joseph Manners was a Canadian-American actor who played John Harker in Todd Browning's 1931 horror classic Dracula, which starred Bela Lugosi in the title role. The following year, Manners portrayed the archaeologist Frank Whemple in The Mummy, another pre-Code thriller by Universal Pictures.
Clifford Lely Mollison was a British film and television actor. He was married to the actress Avril Wheatley. His younger brother was the actor Henry Mollison.
Camilla Horn was a German dancer and a film star of the silent and sound era. She starred in several Hollywood films of the late 1920s and in a few British and Italian productions.
Radio Parade of 1935 (1934), released in the US as Radio Follies, is a British comedy film directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Will Hay, Clifford Mollison and Helen Chandler.
Freedom of the Seas is a 1934 British war film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie and Zelma O'Neal. It was adapted by Roger Burford from the English play of the same name by Walter C. Hackett. It is also notable as David Lean's first film credit, as focus puller. It was French director Varnel's first film in Britain following a spell in Hollywood.
The Lucky Number is a 1933 British sports comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Clifford Mollison, Gordon Harker, Joan Wyndham and Frank Pettingell. The screenplay concerns a professional footballer who attempts to recover a winning pools ticket. The film was made by Gainsborough Pictures and shot at Islington and Welwyn Studios with sets designed by Alex Vetchinsky. The football scenes were filmed in and around Highbury Stadium in North London.
Balaclava is a 1928 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and Milton Rosmer and starring Cyril McLaglen, Benita Hume, Alf Goddard, Harold Huth, and Wally Patch. A British army officer is cashiered, and re-enlists as Private to take part in the Crimean War and succeeds in capturing a top Russian spy. The film climaxes with the Charge of the Light Brigade. It was made by Gainsborough Pictures with David Lean working as a production assistant.
Honours Easy is a 1935 British drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Greta Nissen, Patric Knowles and Margaret Lockwood. It follows a man who tries to take revenge on a rival for a slight seventeen years before by framing his son for theft. It was based on the play Honours Easy by Roland Pertwee.
The Baby and the Battleship is a colour 1956 British comedy film directed by Jay Lewis and starring John Mills, Richard Attenborough and André Morell. It is based on the 1956 novel by Anthony Thorne with a screenplay by Richard De Roy, Gilbert Hackforth-Jones and Bryan Forbes. The Royal Navy provided a large amount of cooperation with sequences filmed aboard HMS Birmingham and in Malta.
A Southern Maid is a 1933 British musical film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Bebe Daniels, Clifford Mollison and Hal Gordon. It is based on the operetta A Southern Maid by Harold Fraser-Simson. A young Spanish woman marries a lowly Englishman, rather than the aristocrat her father had intended, much to his displeasure. It was part of the cycle of operetta films popular in Britain in the mid-1930s.
Give Her a Ring is a 1934 British musical film directed by Arthur B. Woods and starring Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie, and Zelma O'Neal. The film was a remake of the 1932 German film Wrong Number, Miss, and is sometimes known by the title Giving You the Stars. Stewart Granger made an appearance in the film, early in his career.
Almost a Honeymoon is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Clifford Mollison, Dodo Watts and Donald Calthrop. It was based on the play Almost a Honeymoon by Walter Ellis. A second adaptation was made in 1938. It was made by British International Pictures at their Elstree Studios.
Cafe Colette is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Paul Cavanagh, Greta Nissen and Sally Gray. It was also released under the alternative title Danger in Paris. The film was made at Wembley Studios.
Blind Folly is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Clifford Mollison, Lilli Palmer, and Leslie Perrins. A man inherits a nightclub that belonged to his brother but soon discovers that it is the headquarters for a dangerous criminal gang.
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Red Wagon is a 1933 British drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Charles Bickford, Anthony Bushell and Greta Nissen. The screenplay involves a circus owner who falls in love with a lion tamer.
Mollison may refer to:
Lost: A Wife is a lost 1925 American silent comedy film directed by William C. deMille and written by Clara Beranger based upon a play by Clare Kummer and Alfred Savoir. The film stars Adolphe Menjou, Greta Nissen, Robert Agnew, Edgar Norton, Mario Carillo, and Genaro Spagnoli. The film was released on July 13, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.
Life in the Raw is a 1933 American western film directed by Louis King, based on Zane Grey's short story "From Missouri", and written by Stuart Anthony. It stars George O'Brien, Claire Trevor, Greta Nissen, Francis Ford, Warner Richmond and Steve Pendleton. The film was released on July 7, 1933.
Leave It to Blanche is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Harold Young and starring Henry Kendall, Olive Blakeney and Miki Hood. It was made at Teddington Studios by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers.
The Unwritten Law is a 1932 American mystery film directed by Christy Cabanne and starring Greta Nissen, Richard "Skeets" Gallagher, and Mary Brian. It was released on November 15, 1932.
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