Honours Easy

Honours Easy is a 1935 British drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Greta Nissen, Patric Knowles and Margaret Lockwood. It follows a man who tries to take revenge on a rival for a slight seventeen years before by framing his son for theft.[1] It was based on the play Honours Easy by Roland Pertwee.[2]

Honours Easy
Directed byHerbert Brenon
Produced byWalter C. Mycroft
Written byRoland Pertwee
Based onplay Honours Easy by Roland Pertwee
StarringGreta Nissen
Margaret Lockwood
Patric Knowles
CinematographyRonald Neame
Distributed byWardour Films (UK)
Release date
  • 31 July 1935 (1935-07-31) (London, UK)
Running time
62 min.
CountryUnited Kingdom


Unhinged art dealer William Barton (Ivan Samson) seeks revenge on a man who ruined his career years ago. He does so by attempting to frame the man's son for the theft of $2,500 from the safe in his gallery. However the son has an alibi in Barton's wife, with whom he is having an affair.



  1. http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/36828
  2. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter via Google Books.

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