Mischief (1931 film)

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Directed byJack Raymond
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byW.P. Lipscomb
Maclean Rogers
Based onthe play Mischief by Ben Travers
StarringRalph Lynn
Winifred Shotter
Jeanne Stuart
CinematographyFreddie Young
Distributed byWoolf and Freedman
Release date
15 December 1931 (London) (UK)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Mischief is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Ralph Lynn, Winifred Shotter and Jeanne Stuart.[1][2]


When financier Reginald Bingham leaves on a business trip to Paris, normally devoted wife Eleanor leaves for a cottage with a secret boy friend. The couple are followed by friends of her husband, who attempt to hinder the affair. However, Reginald is also tempted by a fling with an old friend in Paris.


Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide wrote, "This British farce is a nice combination of slapstick and verbal comedy...An above-average production for British features of this period." [3]


  1. ^ Wood p.72
  2. ^ "Mischief (1931)".
  3. ^ "Mischief".


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

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