WriterOliver Madox Hueffer, Ralph Smart Release date5 December 1932 (UK) Initial releaseDecember 5, 1932 (United Kingdom) Music directorRichard Addinsell, Walter Leigh, V.C. Clinton-Baddeley, Paul Bergen, Ronald Hill CastJerry Verno (Bert Gibbs), Ben Welden (Washington Roosevelt Lincoln), Polly Ward (Leninia), Valerie Hobson (Last Face in Montage), Peter Gawthorne (Ferguson - the Butler) Similar moviesRelated Michael Powell movies
His Lordship is a 1932 British musical comedy film directed by Michael Powell. It was made as a Quota quickie.
Cheerful Cockney Bert Gibbs inherits a title from his father and becomes Lord Thornton Heath. But then he meets up with movie star Ilya Myona and when his mother asks about her, Bert implies they are engaged. After some adventures with some dubious Russian types Bert's girl Lenina eventually wins him back.
Jerry Verno as Bert Gibbs aka Albert Lord Thornheath
Ben Welden as Washington Roosevelt Lincoln
Polly Ward as Leninia
Peter Gawthorne as Ferguson, the Butler
Muriel George as Mrs. Emma Gibbs
Michael Hogan as Comrade Curzon
V.C. Clinton-Baddeley as Comrade Howard
His Lordship was declared to be "Missing, Believed Lost" by the British Film Institute, but a copy was subsequently found. It was put onto safety film and shown at the NFT in 2000. It proved popular with audiences as a camp classic.