Summer Lightning (film)

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Summer Lightning
Directed by Maclean Rogers
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Miles Malleson
Based on novel Summer Lightning by P.G. Wodehouse
Starring Ralph Lynn
Winifred Shotter
Chili Bouchier
Cinematography Freddie Young
Herbert Wilcox Productions (for)
British & Dominions Film Corporation
Distributed by United Artists Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • 10 July 1933 (1933-07-10) (London, UK)
Running time
78 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Summer Lightning is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Ralph Lynn, Winifred Shotter, Chili Bouchier and Horace Hodges.[1] It is based on the novel Summer Lightning by P.G. Wodehouse.[2] Hugo Carmody, the impoverished secretary to Lord Emsworth falls for Millicent the boss's niece, and steals his Lordship's prize pig in a scheme to raise funds to marry her.[3]



  1. ^ "Summer Lightning (1933)". 
  2. ^ Gifford, Denis (1 April 2016). "British Film Catalogue: Two Volume Set - The Fiction Film/The Non-Fiction Film". Routledge – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ "Summer Lightning (1933) - Maclean Rogers - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". 

External links[edit]

Summer Lightning at the Internet Movie Database