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Writers:
Bruno Frank (play)
James Bridie (Anglo-Scottish version)
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Release Date:
25 February 1938 (USA) See more »
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A local politician in Scotland tries to break the reporter who wrote a negative story about him, and who is also in love with his daughter. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Vivien Leigh ... Victoria 'Vickie' Gow

Rex Harrison ... Frank Burdon
Cecil Parker ... Provost William 'Willie' Gow

Sara Allgood ... Honoria Hegarty

Ursula Jeans ... Lisbet Skirving
Gus McNaughton ... Horace Skirving
Edgar K. Bruce ... McKellar (as Edgar Bruce)
Robert Hale ... Lord Skerryvore
Quentin McPhearson ... Baillie Callender (as Quinton Macpherson)
Arthur Wontner ... Procurator Fiscal
Eliot Makeham ... Sheriff
George Pughe ... Menzies
Arthur Seaton ... Police Sergeant
Cecil Mannering ... Police Constable
Ivor Barnard ... Watkins
Cyril Smith ... Councillor
W.G. Fay ... Michael Cassidy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stuart Hibberd ... News Reader
Mervyn Johns ... Court Bailiff (uncredited)
Ernest Roberts ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Ian Dalrymple 
Victor Saville 
 
Writing credits
Bruno Frank (play "Sturm im Wasserglas")

James Bridie (Anglo-Scottish version)

Ian Dalrymple  &
Donald Bull 

Produced by
Stanley Haynes .... associate producer
Alexander Korda .... executive producer
Victor Saville .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frederick Lewis  (as Frederic Lewis)
 
Cinematography by
Mutz Greenbaum 
 
Film Editing by
Cyril Randell 
Hugh Stewart 
 
Set Decoration by
Andrej Andrejew  (as Andre Andrejew)
 
Production Management
Dora Wright .... production manager (as D. Wright)
 
Sound Department
Charles Tasto .... sound recordist
A.W. Watkins .... sound director
 
Special Effects by
Edward Cohen .... special effects cinematographer (as Eddie Cohen)
Ned Mann .... special effects director
 
Visual Effects by
W. Percy Day .... matte painter (uncredited)
Peter Ellenshaw .... assistant matte artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
D. Gallai-Hatchard .... camera operator (as Gallai Hatchard)
 
Editorial Department
William Hornbeck .... supervising editor (as W. Hornbeck)
 
Music Department
Muir Mathieson .... musical director
Roy Douglas .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Lionel Salter .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
87 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Canada:G (Ontario) | USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Goofs:
Continuity: During the initial interview, Frank switches back and forth from holding his notepad to leaning on a table.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Storm in a Water Glass (1931)See more »
Soundtrack:
Two Hearts in the NightSee more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
A curious fact., 20 December 2008
Author: keithatciren from United Kingdom

You would probably have to be my age or older and to have lived in the London (England) area as a child; the only area then with television coverage in the UK; to know that the only film BBC television had access to in those days, when the film studios were determined that films would only be seen at the cinema, was 'Storm in a Teacup' staring Rex Harrison. During that period, 1949 - 1953, it was shown each Christmas as a special treat! Soppy film or not, it really was a treat then to see a film in the comfort of one's home.

Perhaps someone could add how it was that the BBC obtained this one and only film that allowed them to technically break the embargo.

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