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Ask a Policeman | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Ask a Policeman  83 min,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Marcel Varnel]  [29 Aug 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glennis Lorimer, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Will Hay
Plot:  The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremiah Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.
Writer:  Sidney Gilliat (story), Marriott Edgar (screenplay), Val Guest (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oh, Mr. Porter! | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Oh, Mr. Porter!  85 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [03 Jan 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Sebastian Smith, Will Hay
Plot:  With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.
Writer:  Frank Launder (original story), J.O.C. Orton (screenplay), Val Guest (screenplay), Marriott Edgar (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Where's That Fire? | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Where's That Fire?  73 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [06 Jan 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Peter Gawthorne, Will Hay
Plot:  A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably, and their ancient fire engine is stolen by criminals attempting to steal the...
Writer:  Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, J.O.C. Orton
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ghost of St. Michael's | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Ghost of St. Michael's  82 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [19 May 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer, Raymond Huntley, Will Hay
Plot:  Will Hay, back in his role as a hapless teacher, is hired by a grim school in remotest Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal ...
Writer:  Angus MacPhail (original story and screenplay), John Dighton (original story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Convict 99 | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Convict 99  91 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [01 Jun 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Googie Withers, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Will Hay
Plot:  A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ...
Writer:  Cyril Campion (story), Ralph Smart (adaptation), Jack Davis Jr. (adaptation), Val Guest (scenario), Marriott Edgar (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Good Morning, Boys | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Good Morning, Boys  79 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [26 Jul 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Graham Moffatt, Martita Hunt, Peter Gawthorne, Will Hay
Plot:  A schoolteacher and his pupils visit Paris where they outwit a gang of crooks.
Writer:  Leslie Arliss, Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, Anthony Kimmins
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Turned Out Nice Again | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Turned Out Nice Again  81 min,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Marcel Varnel]  [04 Aug 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Edward Chapman, Elliott Mason, George Formby, Peggy Bryan
Plot:  George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he is fired. Later...
Writer:  Austin Melford (screenplay), Hugh Mills (based on the play "As You Are"), Wells Root (based on the play "As You Are")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Old Bones of the River | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Old Bones of the River  90 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [01 Dec 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott, Robert Adams, Will Hay
Plot:  In this British comedy, a professor travels up river in Africa to open schools. But his new pupils are not receptive and when the commander of the local base succumbs to malaria, he takes ...
Writer:  Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, J.O.C. Orton, Edgar Wallace (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
O-Kay for Sound | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  O-Kay for Sound  86 min,  [Comedy]  [Marcel Varnel]  [23 Aug 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox
Plot:  Hyman Goldberger, the president of film studio Super-Colossal Pictures, is in trouble--his major backer is threatening to stop financing his pictures. He finds a group of six wealthy ...
Writer:  Marriott Edgar (adaptation), Val Guest (adaptation), Bert Lee (stage play), R.P. Weston (stage play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Band Waggon | Movie Details for Director Marcel Varnel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Band Waggon  85 min,  TV-G,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Marcel Varnel]  [23 Mar 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Arthur Askey, Jack Hylton and His Band, Pat Kirkwood, Richard Murdoch
Plot:  A plot involving spies in a haunted castle gives this team of celebrated British wireless comedians plenty of scope for laughs.
Writer:  John Watt (written and devised by), Harry S. Pepper (written and devised by), Gordon Crier (written and devised by), Vernon Harris (written and devised by), J.O.C. Orton (written and devised by), Val Guest (written and devised by), Marriott Edgar (written and devised by), Robert Edmunds (written and devised by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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