Lucky Girl (1932 film)

Lucky Girl is a 1932 British musical comedy film directed by Gene Gerrard and Frank Miller and starring Gerrard, Molly Lamont and Gus McNaughton. It was made at Elstree Studios[1] with sets designed by the art director John Mead. It was based on a play titled Mr. Abdullah.

Lucky Girl
Directed byGene Gerrard
Frank Miller
Produced byJohn Maxwell
Written byFrank Miller
Gene Gerrard
Reginald Berkeley (play)
Douglas Furber (play)
Bert Lee (play)
R.P. Weston (play)
StarringGene Gerrard
Molly Lamont
Gus McNaughton
Music bySydney Baynes
CinematographyJack E. Cox
Bryan Langley
Edited byLeslie Norman
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
1 September 1932
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Plot summary

A young English-raised former army officer inherits the throne of a small European kingdom. Bored by life there and wishing to raise funds for his impoverished country by selling the crown jewels, he travels to London with his American efficiency expert. Invited to a house party, he travels there incognito but having fallen in love with the daughter of his host he becomes the prime suspect for a robbery that has taken place.



  1. Wood p.75


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

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