|Trust the Navy|
|Directed by||Lupino Lane|
|Produced by||Ian Sutherland|
|Music by||Billy Mayerl|
St. George's Pictures
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Trust the Navy is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Lane, Nancy Burne and Wallace Lupino.It was made at Cricklewood Studios. It marked the screen debut of Guy Middleton, who went on to be a leading character actor in British films of the following decades.
Lupino Lane was an English actor and theatre manager, and a member of the famous Lupino family, which eventually included his cousin, the screenwriter/director/actress Ida Lupino. Lane started out as a child performer, known as 'Little Nipper', and went on to appear in a wide range of theatrical, music hall and film performances. Increasingly celebrated for his silent comedy short subjects, he is best known in the United Kingdom for playing Bill Snibson in the play and film Me and My Girl, which popularized the song and dance routine "The Lambeth Walk".
Reasonable Doubt is a 1936 British comedy film directed by George King starring John Stuart and Nancy Burne. It was produced by the Hungarian Gabriel Pascal.
Wallace Lupino was a British-born stage and film actor who was a member of the Lupino family. He appeared in 63 films between 1918 and 1945, most often with his older brother, Lupino Lane. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and died in Ashford, Kent, England.
It Happened in Paris is a 1935 British romantic comedy film directed by Robert Wyler and starring John Loder, Nancy Burne, and Esme Percy. The film marked Reed's directorial debut, and after working on this film with Wyler he was the sole director on his next film Midshipman Easy. The film is also notable for John Huston's contributions to the screenplay, and for the involvement of Carol Reed, who is mentioned by some sources to assisted and in others to have co-directed the film.
Flying Fifty-Five is a 1939 British sports-drama film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Derrick De Marney, Nancy Burne, Marius Goring, John Warwick and Peter Gawthorne. It was made by Admiral Films at Welwyn Studios. The film is based on a 1922 novel of the same name by Edgar Wallace which had previously been made into a 1924 silent film The Flying Fifty-Five.
Nancy Burne was an English stage and film actress. She began her film career at British International Pictures, starring alongside comedians such as Gene Gerrard, Stanley Lupino and Will Hay. Most of her subsequent screen appearances were as a leading lady in quota quickies.
Facing the Music is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Stanley Lupino, Jose Collins and Nancy Burne. It is also known by the alternative title Jewel Song.
John Halifax is a 1938 British historical drama film directed by George King and starring John Warwick, Nancy Burne and Roddy McDowall. It is based on the 1856 novel John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Craik. It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie. The film's sets were designed by Philip Bawcombe.
The Love Race is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Stanley Lupino, Jack Hobbs and Dorothy Boyd. It was adapted from Lupino's play of the same name and was produced by British International Pictures.
The Deputy Drummer is a 1935 British musical film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Lane, Jean Denis and Kathleen Kelly.
The Yellow Mask is a 1930 British musical crime film directed by Harry Lachman and starring Lupino Lane, Dorothy Seacombe and Warwick Ward. A criminal plans to rob the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. It was based on the 1927 Edgar Wallace novel The Traitor's Gate., adapted into the play The Yellow Mask, which premiered in London in 1928.
Knights for a Day is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Norman Lee and starring Nelson Keys, John Garrick and Nancy Burne. It was made as a quota quickie at Welwyn Studios.
Never Trouble Trouble is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Lane, Renee Clama and Jack Hobbs. It was made at Cricklewood Studios.
No Lady is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Lane, Renee Clama and Sari Maritza. It was made at Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush by Gaumont British, a company linked to Gainsborough Pictures. The film's sets were designed by art director Andrew Mazzei. It was popular enough to be re-released in 1943. While possibly originally intended to top the bill, it was released as a second feature and is classified as a quota quickie.
The Innocents of Chicago is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Henry Kendall, Binnie Barnes and Margot Grahame.
Love Lies is a 1932 British musical comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Stanley Lupino, Dorothy Boyd and Jack Hobbs. It was made by British International Pictures at Elstree Studios. It was based on Stanley Lupino's own hit 1929 stage musical.
The Bad Companions is a 1932 British comedy film directed by J. O. C. Orton and starring Nor Kiddie, Renee Gadd and Wallace Lupino. The title is a reference to the 1929 novel The Good Companions by J. B. Priestley which was itself made into a film the following year.
A Wife or Two is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Henry Kendall, Nancy Burne and Betty Astell. It was made as a quota quickie at Beaconsfield Studios.
The Maid of the Mountains is a 1932 film based on the long-running stage musical The Maid of the Mountains. It was directed by Lupino Lane.
Hots News is a 1936 British comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Lupino Lane, Phyllis Clare and Wallace Lupino.