Mr. Smith Carries On

Mr. Smith Carries On is a 1937 British crime film directed by Lister Laurance and starring Edward Rigby, Julien Mitchell and H.F. Maltby. It was made at Pinewood Studios as a quota quickie for release by Paramount Pictures.[1] The screenplay concerns a secretary who accidentally shoots a business tycoon.

Mr. Smith Carries On
Directed byLister Laurance
Produced byAnthony Havelock-Allan
Written byStephen Clarkson
John Cousins
Ronald Gow
StarringEdward Rigby
Julien Mitchell
H.F. Maltby
Franklyn Bellamy
CinematographyFrancis Carver
Edited byLister Laurance
British & Dominions Film Corporation
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
September 1937
Running time
68 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. Chibnall p.296


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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