Strangers on Honeymoon
Strangers on Honeymoon is a 1936 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Constance Cummings, Hugh Sinclair and Noah Beery, based on the 1926 novel The Northing Tramp by Edgar Wallace. Much of the film takes place in Canada. It was made by Gainsborough Pictures at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by the art director Ernö Metzner. Wallace's son (Bryan Edgar Wallace) also contributed to the film's screenplay, along with 5 other writers.
|Strangers on Honeymoon|
Original lobby card
|Directed by||Albert de Courville|
|Produced by||Haworth Bromley|
|Written by||Laird Doyle |
Bryan Edgar Wallace
|Based on||novel The Northing Tramp by Edgar Wallace|
|Starring||Constance Cummings |
|Music by||Jack Beaver|
|Edited by||Cyril Randell|
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
|18 January 1937|
Young orphan October (Constance Cummings) flees from an arranged marriage with Wilfred (James Arnold), to wed gentleman tramp Quigley (Hugh Sinclair) for a bet. However, Quigley is secretly an English nobleman on the run for a murder he did not commit. Events escalate when a cousin of the jilted Wilfred hires a pair of hoodlums (Noah Beery & David Burns) to bump off Quigley.
- Constance Cummings as October Jones
- Hugh Sinclair as Elliott Quigley
- Noah Beery as Redbeard
- Beatrix Lehmann as Elfrida Valentine
- David Burns as Lennie
- Butler Hixon as Sam Wasser
- Maurice Freeman as Uncle Elmer Crinklaw
- James Arnold as Wilfred H. Thompson, the Bridegroom
- Tucker McGuire as Bride
- Edmund Breon as Sir Gregory Andrews
- Skelton Knaggs
- Conway Palmer
- Percy Parsons as Minister (uncredited)
- Sara Allgood as Housekeeper (uncredited)
- Edmon Ryan
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