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If I Were Rich

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If I Were Rich
Directed byRandall Faye
Written by
Produced byRandall Faye
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
Randall Faye Productions
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
May 1936
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

If I Were Rich is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Randall Faye and starring Jack Melford, Kay Walsh and Clifford Heatherley.

Plot summary

A Socialist barber inherits an Earldom.


  • Jack Melford as Albert Mott
  • Kay Walsh as Chrissie de la Mothe
  • Clifford Heatherley as General de la Mothe
  • Minnie Rayner as Mrs. Mott
  • Henry Carlisle as Puttick
  • Frederick Bradshaw as Jack de la Mothe
  • Ruth Haven as Nancy
  • Quentin McPhearson as Higginbotham


The film was made at Nettlefold Studios as a quota quickie for release by the Hollywood company. RKO Pictures.[1] It was based on the play Humpty-Dumpty by Horace Annesley Vachell.


  1. ^ Chibnall p.289


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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