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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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Amusing 1930s' British comedy with the future Scarlett and Dr. Dolittle. See more (15 total) »

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: When Frank uses the embossing machine, he seems to be producing gibberish: we see him selecting the first few letters as PMJG, and just after that he makes a double letter. But when we see the tape, it isn't gibberish and there's no double letter in it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Storm in a Water Glass (1931)See more »
Soundtrack:
Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow-WowSee more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Amusing 1930s' British comedy with the future Scarlett and Dr. Dolittle., 18 May 2000
Author: FelixtheCat from Cleveland, OH

Rex Harrison portrays a newly arrived British journalist in Scotland who uses his new job at a newspaper to take on the local political bigwig in this pleasing British comedy. The unfortunate circumstance is that while he battles the politician, he happens to be falling in love with the politician's beautiful daughter, Vivian Leigh. The issue at hand is the life of a dog that Leigh's father has coldly ordered to be put to sleep. It seems that its owner could not afford a dog license. Dog lovers should enjoy one scene in particular where what seems to be hundreds of dogs of all shapes and sizes raid the politician's mansion.

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