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Lightning Conductor (film)

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Genre  Comedy
Cinematography  Francis Carver
Language  English
Director  Maurice Elvey
Music director  Percival Mackey
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Country  United Kingdom
Lightning Conductor (film) movie poster
Writer  Joseph Jefferson Farjeon, Evadne Price
Release date  1938 (1938)
Cast  Ernest Thesiger, Steven Geray, Sally Gray, Gordon Harker, John Davis Lodge
Related Maurice Elvey movies  Sons of the Sea (1939), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921), Medal for the General (1944)

Lightning conductor


Lightning Conductor is a 1938 British comedy thriller film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Gordon Harker, John Lodge and Sally Gray. The screenplay concerns a London bus driver who becomes embroiled in a plot by foreign agents to steal secret documents. It was made at Pinewood Studios.

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Cast

  • Gordon Harker as Albert Rughouse
  • John Lodge as Anderson
  • Sally Gray as Mary
  • Ernest Thesiger as Professor
  • George Moon as George
  • Steven Geray as Mortley
  • Charles Eaton as Royle
  • Arthur Hambling as Bus Inspector
  • Roy Findlay as Dakers
  • Critical reception

    Allmovie noted a "breezy British action comedy...No mere programmer, The Lightning Conductor is exceptionally well cast, with such reliables as John Lodge, Sally Gray, Ernst Thesiger and Steven Geray going through their usual expert paces." and TV Guide called it "a suspenseful comedy with some good characterizations."

    References

    Lightning Conductor (film) Wikipedia
    Lightning Conductor (film) IMDb


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