Cross Currents (film)

Cross Currents is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring Ian Colin, Marjorie Hume and Evelyn Foster. The film was made as a quota quickie supporting feature, for distribution by Paramount to allow them to meet the annual quota established by the British government. Much of the film was shot on location in Cornwall.[1]

Cross Currents
Directed byAdrian Brunel
Produced byAnthony Havelock-Allan
Written byGerald Elliott (novel)
Leigh Aman
Adrian Brunel
StarringIan Colin
Marjorie Hume
Evelyn Foster
Frank Birch
CinematographyFrancis Carver
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
July 1935
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

A Devon Vicar mistakenly comes under suspicion of murdering a rival in love. It was based on the novel Nine Days Blunder by Gerald Elliott.



  1. Chibnall p.45


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film: Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985 .

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