British Comedies of the 1930s: Volume 7
The ebullient comedy films of the 1930s brought escape and laughter to millions of British cinemagoers, enabling veteran stars of the music-hall and theatre to reach out to a wider audience – making household names of performers like Leslie Fuller, Hal Gordon, Bobby Howes, Ernest Lotinga and Gene Gerrard.
Although comedy would prove to be the decade's most successful film genre, many of these classic early talkies have remained unseen since their original release. This ongoing collection showcases a wealth of rare features, each presented uncut, in a brand-new transfer from the best available elements in their as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
LOST IN THE LEGION (1934)
Two ship's cooks get lost in the desert and unwittingly enroll in the Foreign Legion!
Black and White / 69 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / English
THE DOMINANT SEX (1937)
A mature comedy – based on the hit stage play – in which a loving but strained marriage is put to the test!
Black and White / 70 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / English
- Herbert Brenon
- Dora Gregory
- The British Film
- Number of Discs
- 1.37:1 / Black and White
- Mono / English
- 2 / PAL
- 139 mins