My Old Dutch (1934 film)
|My Old Dutch|
|Directed by||Sinclair Hill|
|Produced by||Ivor Montagu|
|Written by||Leslie Arliss
Bryan Edgar Wallace
|Music by||Jack Beaver
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
My Old Dutch is a 1934 British drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Betty Balfour, Gordon Harker, Michael Hogan and Florrie Forde. The film portrays the lives of Londoners during the First World War. The film was made at Islington Studios by Gainsborough Pictures. The film's sets were designed by Peter Proud.
This film tracks the highlights of a cockney couple's son as he marries a rich man's disowned daughter and dies in the RFC. It is also based on Albert Chevalier's famous song and was made after the stage play written by Arthur Shirley.
- Betty Balfour as Lil
- Gordon Harker as Ernie
- Michael Hogan as Bert
- Florrie Forde as Aunt Bertha
- Mickey Brantford as Jim
- Glennis Lorimer as Valerie Paraday
- Peter Gawthorne as Mr Paraday
- Frank Pettingell as Uncle Alf
- Robert Nainby as Grandpa
- Bill Shine as Cousin 'arry
- Finlay Currie as Mo
- Felix Aylmer as Judge
- John Singer as Jim as a child
- Ronald Shiner
- Wood p.83
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
- My Old Dutch at AllMovie
- My Old Dutch at the British Film Institute's Film and TV Database
- My Old Dutch on Internet Movie Database
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