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H.F. Maltby (1880–1963)

Henry Francis Maltby was a South African-born playwright, theatre actor and director. A former bank clerk, he performed on stage from as early as 1899, later treading the boards of London's West End after military service in World War I. In addition to writing or adapting works for musical theatre, he also authored some 50 plays (primarily light ... See full bio »


(age 82) in London, England, UK
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 1948 For the Love of Mike (TV Movie)
Richard Miller
 1946 The Trojan Brothers
Colonel Robbins
 1946 The Queen's Husband (TV Movie)
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Councillor (uncredited)
 1945 Home Sweet Home
Colonel Wright
 1944 The Gay Intruders
Mayor (uncredited)
 1944 A Canterbury Tale
Mr. Portal
 1943 Somewhere in Civvies
Col. Tyldesley
 1943 Old Mother Riley Detective
H. G. Popplethwaite
 1942 Bob's Your Uncle
Maj. Diehard
 1941 Facing the Music
Mr. Bulger
 1940 Garrison Follies
Maj. Hall-Vett
 1940 Under Your Hat
Colonel Sheepshanks
 1940 The Good Old Days
Randolph Macaulay
 1940 Return to Yesterday
 1939 Old Mother Riley Joins Up
Gen. Hogsley
 1938 The Sky's the Limit
Lord Beckley
 1938 Everything Happens to Me
Arthur Gusty
 1938 What a Man!
Sergeant Bull
 1938 His Lordship Goes to Press
General Tukes
 1938 Pygmalion
Second Bystander
 1938 Darts Are Trumps
Stephen Sims
 1938 To the Victor
Sgt. Walter Musgrave
 1937 The Live Wire
 1937 Gaiety Girls
Director (uncredited)
 1937 Captain's Orders
 1937 The Girl Was Young
Police Sergeant
 1937 Mr. Smith Carries On
Sir Felix
 1937 Take My Tip
 1937 O-Kay for Sound
John Rigby
 1937 Busman's Holiday
Mr. Bulger
 1937 Pearls Bring Tears
Mr. Duffield
 1937 The Song of the Road
Mr. Bartholomew
 1937 Wake Up Famous
Sir Weatherby Watts
 1936 Jack of All Trades
Bank Director
 1936 The Heirloom Mystery
Mr. Lewis
 1936 Because of Love
Sir Algernon Spindle
 1936 Head Office
 1936 Where There's a Will
Sir Roger Wimpleton
 1936 Calling the Tune
 1936 Everything Is Thunder
 1936 To Catch a Thief
Sir Herbert Condine
 1936 Not So Dusty
Mr. Armstrong
 1936 Two's Company
Otto Stump
 1936 Fame
 1936 Queen of Hearts
 1936 King of the Castle
Mr. Crow
 1935 Vanity
Lord Cazalet
 1935 The Right Age to Marry
 1935 A Little Bit of Bluff
Adm. Simcox
 1934 Lost in the Legion
 1934 Josser on the Farm
 1934 Girls Will Be Boys
General (uncredited)
 1934 Trouble Ahead
 1934 I Spy
Herr Doctor
 1934 Freedom of the Seas
 1934 The Luck of a Sailor
 1934 A Political Party
Sir James Barrington-Oakes
Show Show Writer (51 credits)

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Louis Verneuil, Georges Berr, and his play, "Fifty-Fifty," was performed at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Ralph Lynn, J. Robertson Hare, Maidie Hope, and Mary Brough in the cast.

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