Blind Folly

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Blind Folly
Directed by Reginald Denham
Produced by A. George Smith
Written by John Hunter
H.F. Maltby
Starring Clifford Mollison
Lilli Palmer
Leslie Perrins
Cinematography Geoffrey Faithfull
Canterbury Films
Distributed by RKO Pictures
Release date
10 November 1939
Running time
78 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Blind Folly is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Clifford Mollison, Lilli Palmer, and Leslie Perrins.[1] A man inherits a nightclub that belonged to his brother but soon discovers that it is the headquarters for a dangerous criminal gang.

It was made at Walton Studios as a quota quickie.[2]



  1. ^ "Blind Folly (1939)". BFI. 
  2. ^ Chibnall p.301


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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