WriterIan Hay, Stephen King-Hall, Clifford Grey, J. Lee Thompson Release date11 May 1940 ProductionAssociated British Picture Corporation People also search forThe Flying Fool, The Scarab Murder Case CastJack 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.
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.