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A Spot of Bother (1938 film)

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A Spot of Bother
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Directed byDavid MacDonald
Written byStephen Clarkson
John Cousins
A.R. Rawlinson (Additional dialogue)
Based onplay A Spot of Bother by Vernon Sylvaine[1]
Produced byAnthony Havelock-Allan
StarringRobertson Hare
Alfred Drayton
Sandra Storme
CinematographyFrancis Carver
Edited byLister Laurance
Music byPercival Mackey
Production
company
Pinebrook Films
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
1938
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

A Spot of Bother is a 1938 British comedy film directed by David MacDonald and starring Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Sandra Storme and Kathleen Joyce.[2] The film is a farce in which a Bishop unwisely decides to loan the cathedral funds to a dubious businessman. Meanwhile, his secretary is involved with smuggled goods.[3] It was shot at Pinewood Studios and adapted from a play by Vernon Sylvaine. The film's sets were designed by Wilfred Arnold.

Cast

Critical reception

TV Guide called the film a "decent comedy with some good character performances."[4]

References

  1. ^ Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110951943 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "A Spot of Bother". 1 January 2000 – via IMDb.
  3. ^ "A Spot of Bother (1938) | BFI". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  4. ^ "A Spot Of Bother Review". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014.


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