Queen of Hearts (1936 film)

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Queen of Hearts
Directed by Monty Banks
Produced by Basil Dean
Written by Douglas Furber
Gordon Wellesley
Clifford Grey
Anthony Kimmins
H.F. Maltby
Starring Gracie Fields
John Loder
Enid Stamp-Taylor
Fred Duprez
Music by Ernest Irving
Cinematography John W. Boyle
Distributed by Associated British
Release dates
5 October 1936
Running time
78 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Queen of Hearts is a 1936 British musical comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Gracie Fields, John Loder and Enid Stamp-Taylor. It was made at Ealing Studios.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

Grace Perkins (Gracie Fields) is an ordinary working class seamstress who is mistaken as a rich patron of the arts. When she's asked to back a new show she plays along with the charade, hoping that she can become the production's leading lady. When the show opens Grace is a huge hit and goes on to become a glamorous star.



  1. ^ Wood p.87


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Perry, George. Forever Ealing. Pavilion Books, 1994.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

External links[edit]

Queen of Hearts at the Internet Movie Database