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Lloyd's of London (1936)

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Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Freddie Bartholomew ...
Young Jonathan Blake
Madeleine Carroll ...
Lady Elizabeth Stacy
Guy Standing ...
John Julius Angerstein (as Sir Guy Standing)
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Jonathan Blake
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Old 'Q'
Virginia Field ...
Polly
Douglas Scott ...
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Lord Everett Stacy
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Brook Watson
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Widow Blake
Forrester Harvey ...
Percival Potts
Gavin Muir ...
Sir Gavin Gore
E.E. Clive ...
Magistrate
Miles Mander ...
Jukes
Montagu Love ...
Hawkins
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Blake is in love with an aristocratic woman whose husband seriously injures him. Blake's friendship with Lord Nelson provides the basis for Blake's part in the growth of Lloyd's insurance business following the Battle of Trafalgar. Only very slightly based on history. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Release Date:

29 January 1937 (USA)  »

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Lloyds of London  »

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Budget:

$850,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(FMC Library Print) (copyright length)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Don Ameche was originally intended for the role of Jonathan as an adult, but director Henry King was able to persuade the studio to use the relatively unknown Tyrone Power in the role that would make him a star. See more »

Goofs

When Angerstein explains to young Blake the importance of British commerce, he conjures up English ships sailing to "...Hong Kong, Cape Town, Bombay...," he does this in the year 1770. Hong Kong was not an important port for British trade until it became a British colony in 1842, more than seventy years later. See more »

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We acknowledge with appreciation the assistance of the official historian of Lloyds of London in the preparation of the historical background for this production. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Bay Boy (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond
(ca 1745) (uncredited)
Traditional Music
In the score when Young Jonathan leaves Young Nelson for London
Reprised in the score when Jonathan receives a letter from Admiral Nelson
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14 October 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Film was all right, though a long time since I saw it.

But in reference to the comment above from adamshl, British ships may or may not have carried 3.5 million slaves for sale to Americans, yet equally the Portuguese, French and Spanish carried three times that number. The American colonies only took 5% of the total trade.

Since the trade was around 1% of British investment it is doubtful if Lloyds benefited from it as a primary source of income. Which is neither to whitewash the trade or Lloyds or the disgusting traders, since no profit, no matter how small, from sin is allowable.

Virginia Field was very pretty.


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