August 1, 2014

Films

Me and Marlborough – 1935 | 84 mins | Comedy | B&W

Plot Synopsis

Me and Marlborough

The year is 1710 and an adventurous country pub proprietress, Kit Ross (Cicely Courtneidge), decides to join the army in search of her husband who was press-ganged into the ranks of Marlborough’s forces. She dresses up as a man and sets off on a series of brave and exciting adventures. Then one day she is appointed as escort to the Duke of Marlborough (Tom Walls), and must embark on her most dangerous mission yet during the Flanders campaign.

Production Team

Victor Saville: Director
Alfred Junge: Art Direction
Charles Van Enger: Cinematography
Curt Courant: Cinematography
Michael Gordon: Film Editing
Louis Levy: Music Direction
Noel Gay: Original Music
Clifford Grey: Original Music
Michael Balcon: Producer
Reginald Pound: Script
WP Lipscomb: Script
Ian Hay: Script
Marjorie Gaffney: Script

Cast

Cicely Courtneidge: Kit Ross
Tom Walls: Duke of Marlborough
Barry Mackay: Dick Welch
Alfred Drayton: Sgt Bull
Iris Ashley: Josephine



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