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Children of Chance (1930 film) 1930 Brit crime thriller Children of Chance on DVD in May Cine
Writer  Frank Launder, Miles Malleson

Children of Chance is a 1930 British comedy crime film directed by Alexander Esway and starring Elissa Landi, Mabel Poulton, John Stuart and John Longden.

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Production

It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures, the country's biggest production company of the era. A separate German version Children of Fortune was also made. Such multiple-language versions were common during the early years of sound before dubbing became more established.

Synopsis

Binnie, a struggling young actress, is mistaken for her doppelganger the model Lia Monta. Unfortunately Monta, a woman with a shady past has that very same day stolen some precious pearls and fled to the Continent. Binnie, delighted to have won a film contract with a leading producer who be believes her to be Monta, is forced to face the consequences of the other woman's theft.

Cast

  • Elissa Landi as Binnie/Lia Monta
  • Mabel Poulton as Molly
  • John Stuart as Gordon
  • John Longden as Jeffrey
  • Gus McNaughton as H.K. Zinkuyell
  • Wallace Lupino as O.K. Johnson
  • Gus Sharland as Hugo
  • John Deverell as Harold
  • Charles Dormer as Dude
  • Dorothy Minto as Sally
  • Kay Hammond as Joyce
  • References

    Children of Chance (1930 film) Wikipedia
    Children of Chance (1930 film) IMDb


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