Heads We Go

Heads We Go (U.S. title: The Charming Deceiver) is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Constance Cummings, Frank Lawton and Binnie Barnes.[2] It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures.[3]

Heads We Go
Directed byMonty Banks
Produced byJohn Maxwell
Written byVictor Kendall
Fred Thompson
StarringConstance Cummings
Frank Lawton
Binnie Barnes
CinematographyJack E. Cox
Edited byBert Bates
Production
company
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
July 1933
Running time
86 min.[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

The film's sets were designed by Duncan Sutherland.[4]

Plot

Finding herself mistaken for Hollywood star Dorothy Kay (Constance Cummings), impoverished model Betty Smith (also Cummings) poses as the actress in a cracked scheme by newspaper heir (Frank Lawton) that goes farcically awry.

Cast

Critical reception

Allmovie dismissed the film as a "tired quota quickie";[2] whereas British Pictures noted a "Brisk romantic comedy of misunderstandings. The supporting cast do well, but this is Constance Cummings' film all the way. She's effortlessly glamorous and watchable."[5]

References

Bibliography

  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.


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