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|The Impassive Footman|
|Directed by||Basil Dean|
|Written by||Herman C. McNeile (play) |
John Paddy Carstairs
|Produced by||Basil Dean|
|Starring||Owen Nares |
|Edited by||Otto Ludwig |
|Music by||Ernest Irving|
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
The Impassive Footman is a 1932 British, low-budget "quota quickie" drama film directed by Basil Dean and starring Owen Nares, Betty Stockfeld, Allan Jeayes and George Curzon. The film's sets were designed by Edward Carrick. It was also released under the alternative title Woman in Bondage.
On a cruise ship, Mrs Marwood becomes involved in a platonic relationship with the ship's doctor who treats her hypochondriac husband. This leads to a series of violent quarrels, all witnessed by the family's footman who is the only one who knows entirely what is going on.
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Perry, George. Forever Ealing. Pavilion Books, 1994.
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