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Young Man's Fancy (1939)

 -  Comedy  -  5 July 1943 (Sweden)
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An aristocratic Englishman is engaged to a brewery heiress. He's not happy though and, during a visit to a circus he meets and falls in love with a human cannonball.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Griffith Jones ...
Lord Alban
...
Miss Ada
Seymour Hicks ...
Duke of Beaumont
Billy Bennett ...
Capt. Boumphray
Edward Rigby ...
Gray
Francis L. Sullivan ...
Martita Hunt ...
Duchess of Beaumont
Meriel Forbes ...
Miss Crowther
Felix Aylmer ...
Sir Caleb Crowther
Raymond Aimos ...
Tramp (as Aimos)
Phyllis Monkman ...
Esme
Morton Selten ...
Mr. Fothergill
George Carney ...
Chairman
Alan Aynesworth ...
Mr. Trubshaw
Athene Seyler ...
Milliner
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An aristocratic Englishman is engaged to a brewery heiress. He's not happy though and, during a visit to a circus he meets and falls in love with a human cannonball. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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5 July 1943 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Hans nåd gör skandal  »

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In the scene where Miss Ada, played by Anna Lee, is fired out of a cannon, no stunt double was used; Lee did the stunt herself. See more »

Quotes

Duke of Beaumont: I'm not sure I ever liked my wife and now I think I hate her.
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Barcarolle
(uncredited)
from "Tales of Hoffman"
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Arranged by Ernest Irving
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Engaging Ealing Comedy
10 December 2009 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This film is currently available view at the BFI Mediatheque as part of their British Cinema of the 1930s season.Ignore the marks that people have given it on this site.It is a stylish witty comedy with fine performances from all of the cast but in particular Seymour Hicks and Martita Hunt.The story is hardly new.A young aristocrat is being forced into a loveless marriage with a wealthy brewers daughter.he flees to a music hall where the Human cannonball(Anna Lee)is fired out of a cannon literally into his lap.Initially they are at each others throats but of course hate turns to love.They decide to go off to Paris to break up his engagement with somewhat unexpected consequences.This really is a delightful film which deserves to have some decent reputation.Hopefully its current availability will allow this.


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