Down River

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Down River
Directed by Peter Godfrey
Produced by L'Estrange Fawcett
Written by Ralph Gilbert Bettison
Austin Small(novel)
Starring Charles Laughton
Jane Baxter
Harold Huth
Music by Louis Levy
Cinematography Percy Strong
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release date
May 1931
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Down River is a 1931 British crime film directed by Peter Godfrey and starring Charles Laughton, Jane Baxter and Harold Huth.[1] It was made at Lime Grove Studios[2] with sets designed by Andrew Mazzei.


A man smuggling drugs up the River Thames is caught when a newspaper reporter pursues him.



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ Wood p.69


  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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