Third Time Lucky (1931 film)

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Third Time Lucky
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Directed by Walter Forde
Written by Sidney Gilliat
Angus MacPhail
H. Fowler Mear
Based onThird Time Lucky by Arnold Ridley
Produced by Michael Balcon
Starring Bobby Howes
Dorothy Boyd
Gordon Harker
CinematographyWilliam Shenton
Edited by Ian Dalrymple
Music by Louis Levy
Production
company
Distributed by Woolf and Freedman
Release date
February 1931
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Third Time Lucky is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Bobby Howes, Dorothy Boyd and Gordon Harker. It was made at Islington Studios [1] and based on the 1929 West End play of the same title by Arnold Ridley. The film's sets were designed by art director Walter Murton.

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Premise

A young country vicar is spurred into action to protect his young ward, when she is blackmailed.

Main cast

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References

  1. Wood p.70

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