The Man Who Changed His Name (1934 film)
|The Man Who Changed His Name|
|Directed by||Henry Edwards|
|Produced by||Julius Hagen|
Edgar Wallace (play) |
Harry Fowler Mear
Lyn Harding |
|Music by||W.L. Trytel|
|Edited by||Michael C. Chorlton|
Real Art Productions
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
The Man Who Changed His Name is a 1934 British crime film directed by Henry Edwards and starring Lyn Harding, Betty Stockfeld and Leslie Perrins. It was based on the play The Man Who Changed His Name by Edgar Wallace. It was made as a quota quickie at Twickenham Studios. The film's art direction was by James A. Carter.
A man appears to be being tricked out of a valuable piece of land in Canada which contains lucrative gold deposits by his wife's lover. Both the potential villains begin to have second thoughts when gradually come to suspect that their intended victim, having since changed his name, is in fact a notorious killer from Canada. Eventually it transpires he was not the murderer, but is only using it as a trick to push his wife and her lover to reveal their deception out of fear.
- Lyn Harding as Selby Clive
- Betty Stockfeld as Nita Clive
- Leslie Perrins as Frank Ryan
- Ben Welden as Jerry Muller
- Aubrey Mather as Sir Ralph Whitcombe
- Stanley Vine as Lane
- Richard Dolman as John Boscombe
- Chibnall p.279
- Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
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