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. It was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures.
|Heads We Go|
|Directed by||Monty Banks|
|Produced by||John Maxwell|
|Written by||Victor Kendall |
|Starring||Constance Cummings |
|Cinematography||Jack E. Cox|
|Edited by||Bert Bates|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
The film's sets were designed by Duncan Sutherland.
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.
- Constance Cummings as Betty Smith / Dorothy Kay
- Frank Lawton as Toby Tyrrell
- Binnie Barnes as Lil Pickering
- Gus McNaughton as Otis Dove
- Iris Ashley as Singer
- Claude Hulbert as Reggie Fish Face Coke
- Emilio Colombo as Orchestra Leader
- Fred Duprez as George Anderson
- Toni Edgar-Bruce as Lady Abercrombie
- Dino Galvani
- Peter Godfrey as Fancourt
- Ellen Pollock as Madame
- Michael Anthony as Minor Role
- Monty Banks as Chauffeur
- Victor Rietti as Hotel Manager
- Robert Rietty as Fattorino the Page Boy
- Michael Wilding as Minor Role
Allmovie dismissed the film as a "tired quota quickie"; 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."
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