|To Oblige a Lady|
|Directed by||H. Manning Haynes|
|Based on||To Oblige a Lady by Edgar Wallace|
|Produced by||S.W. Smith|
|Starring|| Maisie Gay |
|Distributed by||British Lion Film Corporation|
|16 February 1931|
To Oblige a Lady is a 1931 British comedy film directed by H. Manning Haynes and starring Maisie Gay, Warwick Ward, Lilian Oldland, Haddon Mason and James Carew.The film is based on a play by Edgar Wallace. It was produced at Beaconsfield Studios as a quota quickie for release as a second feature.
A couple rent a luxury flat and try to pass it off as their own in order to impress a wealthy relative.
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