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Where There's a Will (1936)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 1937 (USA)
An incompetent solicitor unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery.

Director:

William Beaudine

Writers:

Leslie Arliss (original story), Sidney Gilliat (original story) (as Sidney Gilliatt) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Will Hay ... Benjamin Stubbins
Graham Moffatt Graham Moffatt ... The Office Boy
H.F. Maltby H.F. Maltby ... Sir Roger Wimpleton
Norma Varden ... Lady Wimpleton
Peggy Simpson Peggy Simpson ... Barbara Stubbins
Gibb McLaughlin ... Martin
Gina Malo ... Goldie Kelly
Hartley Power Hartley Power ... Duke
Eddie Houghton Eddie Houghton ... Slug
Hal Walters Hal Walters ... Nick
John Turnbull ... Detective Collins
Sybil Brooke Sybil Brooke ... Landlady
Davina Craig Davina Craig ... Lucie
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An incompetent solicitor unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1937 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (British Acoustic Film Full-Range Recording System at Islington London)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Norma Varden was in several of Will Hay's films. Originally a child prodigy concert pianist. See more »

Quotes

Benjamin Stubbins: A merry Christmas, girls and boys / I've brought you jewels, instead of toys / In spite of what you think / it seems to me I've earned a drink.
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Early Thirties Feel to It
21 May 2015 | by bugsmoran29See all my reviews

"where There's a Will' has an early Thirties look to it. The jazz in the background really gives it an old-time feel overall. I would have liked to have seen more Graham Moffat who plays the smart alec office boy. Will Hay is always a victim of circumstances and mistaken identity. In this film he plays a heavy-drinking and down-at-the-heels lawyer who is not doing well and is the shame of his family. However, his fortunes begin to turn when he gets involved with three American crooks. The blond who plays the leading lady is hot stuff. Will Hay is the British answer to W.C. Field. His movies are always very enjoyable if you're willing to give them a chance.


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