Home from Home (1939 film)

Home from Home is a 1939 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Smith and starring Sandy Powell, Rene Ray and Peter Gawthorne.[1] It follows a man who struggles to cope with life after being released from prison.

Home from Home
Original trade ad
Directed byHerbert Smith
Produced byHerbert Smith
Written byFenn Sherie
Ingram D'Abbes
Sandy Powell (additional comedy sequences)
StarringSandy Powell
Rene Ray
Music byJohn Blore Borelli
CinematographyHarry Rose
Edited byJack Harris
Distributed byBritish Lion Film Corporation (UK)
Release date
  • April 1939 (1939-04) (UK)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical reception

TV Guide rated it two out of five stars, calling it a "Decent farce," and concluding that "Powell is the whole show, supplying an array of laughs."[2]


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