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British Lost and Forgotten Films of the Past…

Excuse My Glove 1936 This was a vehicle for the boxer Len Harvey and presenting him as Don Carter, a mild mannered character and a guy that collected stained glass, well, there is still hope for the film yet. Don agrees … Continue reading

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Discord 1932… Is a Paramount British drama that features Phil played by Benita Hume, a singer married to songwriter Peter played by Owen Nares. Phil begins to rise in fame and is offered a leading role in a top stage musical by … Continue reading

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Good Morning Boys 1937 (US: Where There’s a Will) Will Hay just has to be the best classic vintage comic actor for me. I must have just about all of his films on DVD. Not so much a lost or … Continue reading

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Climbing High 1938  A situation comedy that perhaps could be called something of a love triangle. It features Jessie Mathews and Michael Redgrave as Diana and Nicky who meet at a modelling agency. Nicky is a wealthy young man calling … Continue reading

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Expert Opinion 1935 A couple of murders are committed and in both instances the culprit is released on evidence provided by a gun expert. The film also takes in a group of spies who are looking for the plans to … Continue reading

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Everything Happens To Me  1938 Election agent: Cromwell played by Max Miller changes his allegiance mid campaign from Gusty played by H.F. Maltby, a hypocrite in charge of an orphanage, to Prodder played by Frederick Burtwell, a gentle easy-going fellow, … Continue reading

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Excess Baggage 1933 In this exceptable ‘Spooky’ Claud Allister plays Colonel Murgatroyd who thinks he has shot General Brewster played by Frank Pettingell dead, whilst hunting for a ghost, he puts the body into a trunk that he intends to … Continue reading

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British Lost and Forgotten Films of the Past…

The Eternal Feminine 1931 This is a welcome backstage comedy. Produced, directed and written by Arthur Varney and features Terence De Marney as the half-brother of a rich showbiz backer played by Guy Newall. Michael (De Marney) marries a showgirl … Continue reading

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