Laburnum Grove

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Laburnum Grove
Directed by Carol Reed
Produced by Basil Dean
Written by J.B. Priestley (play)
Anthony Kimmins
Gordon Wellesley
Starring Edmund Gwenn
Cedric Hardwicke
Victoria Hopper
Ethel Coleridge
Music by Ernest Irving
Cinematography John W. Boyle
Edited by Jack Kitchin
Distributed by Associated British
Release date
16 November 1936
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Laburnum Grove is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Carol Reed and starring Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke and Victoria Hopper. It was based on the 1933 play of the same name written by J. B. Priestley.

Plot summary[edit]

To rid himself of his sponging relatives a man tells them he is really a forger which causes them to leave. His wife believes he is joking, but he has in fact allowed the truth to slip out and now he is danger of being arrested.[1]



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  • Evans, Peter William. Carol Reed. Manchester University Press, 2005.

External links[edit]

Laburnum Grove at the Internet Movie Database