The Lonely Road

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This article is about the 1936 film. For other uses, see Lonely Road (disambiguation).
The Lonely Road
Directed by James Flood
Produced by Basil Dean
Written by Nevil Shute (novel)
Gerard Fairlie
Anthony Kimmins
James Flood
Starring Clive Brook
Victoria Hopper
Nora Swinburne
Malcolm Keen
Music by Ernest Irving
Cinematography Jan Stallich
Distributed by Associated British Film Distributors
Grand National Pictures (US)
Release dates 24 August 1936
Running time 80 mins
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Lonely Road is a 1936 British drama film directed by James Flood and starring Clive Brook, Victoria Hopper, Nora Swinburne and Malcolm Keen.[1] It was based on the novel Lonely Road by Nevil Shute, and was released in the United States as Scotland Yard Commands.

It was made at Ealing Studios.[2]




  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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