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The Midshipmaid

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Director  Albert de Courville
Genre  Comedy
7/10 IMDb

Initial release  1932
Running time  1h 24m
Writer  Stafford Dickens, Ian Hay (play), Stephen King-Hall (play)
Cast  Jessie Matthews (Celia Newbiggin), Frederick Kerr (Sir Percy Newbiggin), Basil Sydney (Cmdr. Fosberry), A.W. Baskcomb (AB Pook), Claud Allister (Chinley), Anthony Bushell (Lt. Valentine)
Similar movies  Jessie Matthews appears in The Midshipmaid and There Goes the Bride

The Midshipmaid is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Jessie Matthews, Frederick Kerr, Basil Sydney and Nigel Bruce. The film is based on a play by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall. it was released in the U.S. as Midshipmaid Gob. John Mills makes his film debut in a supporting role.

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Plot

In this comedy with musical interludes, pompous economy expert Sir Percy Newbiggin (Fred Kerr) visits the Naval Fleet in Malta to see what cuts can be made in their expenditure. The officers all fall over themselves to woo his beautiful daughter Celia (Jessie Matthews), who accompanies him: she becomes engaged to the son of the First Sea Lord and her father decides to leave economics to the Navy.

Cast

  • Jessie Matthews - Celia Newbiggin
  • Frederick Kerr - Sir Percy Newbiggin
  • Basil Sydney - Commander Fosberry
  • Nigel Bruce - Major Spink
  • A.W. Baskcomb - AB Pook
  • Claud Allister - Chinley
  • Anthony Bushell - Lieutenant Valentine
  • Edwin Lawrence - Tappett
  • Archie Glen - Bunduy
  • Albert Rebla - Robbins
  • John Mills - Golightly
  • Anthony Holles - Lieutenant Kingsford
  • George Zucco - Lord Dore
  • Joyce Kirby - Dora
  • Steve Condos - Horse
  • Nick Condos - Horse
  • Hay Plumb - Sailor
  • John Turnbull - Officer
  • Wilma Vanne - Cora
  • References

    The Midshipmaid Wikipedia
    The Midshipmaid IMDbThe Midshipmaid themoviedb.org


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