Two on the Tiles

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Two on the Tiles
Two on the Tiles (1951 film).jpg
British quad poster
Directed by John Guillermin
Produced by Nigel Proudlock
Roger Proudlock
Written by Alec Coppel
Starring Herbert Lom
Music by Frank Spencer
Cinematography Ray Elton
Edited by Robert Jordan Hill
Distributed by Grand National Pictures (UK)
Release date
  • September 1951 (1951-09) (UK)
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Two on the Tiles is a 1951 British comedy film directed by John Guillermin and starring Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott and Brenda Bruce.[1] It was made at the Walton Studios by the independent Vandyke Productions for release as a second feature. It was one of three back-to-back productions Guillermin direction for the company at Walton along with The Smart Aleck and Four Days,[2] and was released in the U.S. as School for Brides.[3]


A married couple both face temptations while separated for a few days. The husband meets an attractive female fellow traveler in Paris while the wife accidentally spends a night aboard a Royal Navy ship with a male friend after she is stranded following a party. Despite knowing the essential innocence of both husband and wife, their sinister new butler uses information about their discretions to demand blackmail payments.


Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, calling it an "innocuous comedy," but also finding it "enjoyable."[4]


External links[edit]


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.