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In a Monastery Garden (film)

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In a Monastery Garden
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Written byMichael Barringer (dialogue)
H. Fowler Mear (story)
Produced byJulius Hagen
StarringJohn Stuart
Hugh Williams
Alan Napier
CinematographyBasil Emmott
Edited byLister Laurance
Music byW.L. Trytel
Distributed byAssociated Producers & Distributors (UK)
S. & G. Films (US)
Release date
  • 11 March 1932 (1932-03-11) (UK)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

In a Monastery Garden is a 1932 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring John Stuart, Hugh Williams, Alan Napier, and Frank Pettingell.[1] An Italian musician begins to steal his brother's compositions after he is jailed for shooting a prince.[2]

It was made at Twickenham Studios.


Critical reception

The New York Times concluded "dullish is the word."[3]


  1. ^ drednm (16 March 1935). "In a Monastery Garden (1932)". IMDb.
  2. ^ "In a Monastery Garden (1932)". BFI. Archived from the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2009.
  3. ^


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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