Three Maxims

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Three Maxims
"Three Maxims" (1936).jpg
Australian newspaper ad
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Nicolas Farkas
Anthony Kimmins
Herman J. Mankiewicz
Austin Melford
E.G. Valentine
Starring Anna Neagle
Tullio Carminati
Leslie Banks
Arthur Finn
Music by Geraldo
Cinematography Jan Stallich
Freddie Young
Distributed by General Film Distributors
Release date
June 1936
Running time
70 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Three Maxims is a 1936 British drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Tullio Carminati and Leslie Banks. It was released in the United States under the alternative title The Show Goes On.[1] Separate French and German language versions were filmed 1935 in Paris.[2] The film's sets were designed by Wilcox's regular art director Lawrence P. Williams.


A love triangle causes major disruption to the harmony of a trapeze act.


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  2. ^ "The Three Maxims (1936)". BFI. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 


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

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