Housemaster (film)

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Directed by Herbert Brenon
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Written by Ian Hay (play)
Dudley Leslie
Elizabeth Meehan
Starring Otto Kruger
Diana Churchill
Phillips Holmes
Joyce Barbour
Music by Harry Acres
Cinematography Otto Kanturek
Edited by Flora Newton
Distributed by Associated British Film Distributors
Release date
31 January 1938
Running time
100 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Housemaster is a 1938 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Otto Kruger, Diana Churchill and Phillips Holmes. It was made by ABPC at its Elstree Studios.[1] When three young women come to stay at an elite public school, they cause disruption amongst the male students and teachers. It was based on the 1936 play of the same name by Ian Hay.



  1. ^ Low p.332


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film: Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985 .
  • Warren, Patricia. Elstree: The British Hollywood. Columbus Books, 1998.

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