Heat Wave (1935 film)

Heat Wave is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Albert Burdon, Cyril Maude and Les Allen. A British vegetable salesman accidentally gets mixed up in a planned revolution in South America.

Heat Wave
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Written byLeslie Arliss
Jerome Jackson
Austin Melford
StarringAlbert Burdon
Cyril Maude
Les Allen
Music byLouis Levy
CinematographyGlen MacWilliams
Edited byPaul Capon
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
May 1935
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was title The Code originally.[1]

It was made at Islington Studios by Gainsborough Pictures.[2] The film's sets were designed by the Austrian art director Oscar Friedrich Werndorff.



  1. "FILM WORLD". The West Australian. 51, (15, 192). Western Australia. 1 March 1935. p. 3. Retrieved 26 October 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. Wood p.82


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

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