It's a King

It's a King is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Sydney Howard, Joan Maude and Cecil Humphreys.[1] It was made at Elstree Studios by the producer Herbert Wilcox's British and Dominions company.[2]

It's a King
Directed byJack Raymond
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byPaul England
Claude Hulbert
Bert Lee
Jack Marks
R.P. Weston
StarringSydney Howard
Joan Maude
Cecil Humphreys
Music byLew Stone
Harris Weston
CinematographyCyril Bristow
Freddie Young
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Farce in which insurance agent Albert King is discovered to be the exact double of the king of Helgia, and even has his name in reverse (King Albert). Insurance man Albert enjoys a romance with a princess, before finally saving the King from assassination by anarchists.




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  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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