Old Mother Riley and her daughter Kitty stop the plans of some disinherited relatives.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arthur Lucan ...
Kitty McShane ...
Barbara Everest ...
Mrs. Briggs
Patrick Ludlow ...
Edwin Briggs
Hubert Leslie ...
Captain Lawson (as J. Hubert Leslie)
Edith Sharpe ...
Matilda Lawson
Syd Crossley ...
Briggs' Butler
Charles Paton ...
Family Solicitor
Charles Sewell ...
Edgar Driver ...
Bill Jones
Dorothy Vernon ...
Aggie Sparks
Zoe Wynn ...
Kay Stewart (as Zöe Wynn)
F.B.J. Sharp ...
G.H. Mulcaster ...
Counsel for Defence
Charles Carson ...
Counsel for Prosecution


Old Mother Riley and her daughter Kitty stop the plans of some disinherited relatives.

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Release Date:

13 January 1938 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Return of Old Mother Riley  »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Visatone Sound System: under licence from Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


At one point, Mrs Riley calls her daughter Bridget instead of Kitty. Bridget has been the character's name in their stage act. See more »


Followed by Old Mother Riley's New Venture (1949) See more »

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The acts first feature film
15 August 2016 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This is the first full feature film from Arthur Luca and Kitty Macshane following on from their appearance in Stars on Parade.An eccentric millionaire leaves his estate to his family on condition that they take into The home the first person who is found on the street selling his Briggs matches.That person is of course Old Mother Riley.Daughter Kitty is of course also brought along and they make themselves at home.As the months pass Riley becomes more dominating.Kitty is of course romances by a member of the family.Relatives plot to get her out of the house by planting jewels in her bedroom.A burglar friend is caught in possession of the jewels.A criminal trial takes place.Riley takes control of the defence personally and cross examine the witnesses.Riley is of course victorious.Reasonable start to long series.

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