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The Middle Watch (1940 film)

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Director  Thomas Bentley
Cinematography  Claude Friese-Greene
Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
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Country  United Kingdom
The Middle Watch (1940 film) movie poster
Writer  Ian Hay, Stephen King-Hall, Clifford Grey, J. Lee Thompson
Release date  11 May 1940
Production  Associated British Picture Corporation
People also search for  The Flying Fool, The Scarab Murder Case
Cast  Jack Buchanan (Captain Maitland), Greta Gynt (Mary Carlton), Fred Emney (Adm. Sir Reginald Hewett), Kay Walsh (Fay Eaton), Leslie Fuller (Marine Ogg)

The Middle Watch is a 1940 British comedy film, directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Jack Buchanan, Greta Gynt, Fred Emney and Kay Walsh. It was produced by Associated British Picture Corporation at their Welwyn Studios. It was based on a play of the same title by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall which had previously been adapted as a film in 1930, and which was adapted again in 1958.

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Synopsis

This comedy film features battleship Captain Maitland (Jack Buchanan) celebrating a bon voyage party. He later discovers two stowaways, attractive young women, but much too late to turn back. Despite the captain's efforts to hide them, they are soon discovered, with predictable consequences.

Cast

  • Jack Buchanan - Captain Maitland
  • Greta Gynt - Mary Carlton
  • Fred Emney - Admiral Sir Reginald Hewett
  • Kay Walsh - Fay Featon
  • David Hutcheson - Commander Baddeley
  • Leslie Fuller - Marine Ogg
  • Bruce Seton - Captain Randall
  • Martita Hunt - Lady Elizabeth Hewett
  • Louise Hampton - Charlotte Hopkinson
  • Romney Brent - Ah Fong
  • Jean Gillie - Betty Hewett
  • Ronald Shiner - the ship's engineer
  • Reginald Purdell - Corporal Duckett
  • References

    The Middle Watch (1940 film) Wikipedia
    The Middle Watch (1940 film) IMDb The Middle Watch (1940 film) themoviedb.org


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