In a Monastery Garden (film)

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In a Monastery Garden
Directed by Maurice Elvey
Produced by Julius Hagen
Written by Michael Barringer (dialogue)
H. Fowler Mear (story)
Starring John Stuart
Hugh Williams
Alan Napier
Music by W.L. Trytel
Cinematography Basil Emmott
Edited by Lister Laurance
Distributed by Associated Producers & Distributors (UK)
S. & G. Films (US)
Release date
  • March 11, 1932 (1932-03-11) (UK)
Running time
81 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

In a Monastery Garden is a 1932 British drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring John Stuart, Hugh Williams, Alan Napier, and Frank Pettingell.[1] An Italian musician begins to steal his brother's compositions after he is jailed for shooting a prince.[2]

It was made at Twickenham Studios.


Critical reception[edit]

The New York Times concluded "dullish is the word." [3]



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

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