Living Dangerously (film)
Living Dangerously is a 1936 British drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Otto Kruger, Leonora Corbett and Francis Lister. It was made at Elstree Studios. The film's sets were designed by the art director Cedric Dawe. In New York City a successful doctor shoots dead a man who calls at his apartment one night, then explains to his friend the district attorney the reason: He and the dead man had run a medical practice in London which was broken up amidst charges of medical malpractice.
|Directed by||Herbert Brenon|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Written by||Reginald Simpson (play) |
Frank Gregory (play)
|Starring||Otto Kruger |
|Edited by||Flora Newton|
|Distributed by||Wardour Films|
|9 March 1936|
- Otto Kruger as Dr. Stanley Norton
- Leonora Corbett as Helen Pryor
- Francis Lister as Dr. Henry Pryor
- Aileen Marson as Vera Kennedy
- Lawrence Anderson as Lloyd
- Eric Stanley as Sir George Parker
- Charles Mortimer as Inspector Webster
- Hubert Harben as President of Council
- Iris Hoey as Lady Annesley
- James Carew as Lingard
- Jimmy Godden as Member of Council
- Hartley Power as District Attorney
- Hilda Campbell-Russell as Nurse
Writing for The Spectator in 1936, Graham Greene gave the film a good review describing it as "quite worth watching for  at local cinemas". Claiming that the film is "not a very satisfying film", Greene was nevertheless impressed by the criticisms the film made against the legal system and he noted that although "we are used to America criticizing her institutions on the screen,  it is unusual [in England] for a picture with some bite and bitterness to get past the censor."
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.