The Flag Lieutenant (1932 film)
The Flag Lieutenant is a 1932 British war film based on the play by William Price Drury and directed by and starring Henry Edwards, Anna Neagle, Joyce Bland, and Peter Gawthorne. The film's plot involves a lieutenant who is wrongly accused of cowardice.
|The Flag Lieutenant|
|Directed by||Henry Edwards|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Written by||Leo Tover (play) |
W.P. Drury (play)
|Starring||Henry Edwards |
|Music by||Harris Weston|
|Edited by||Michael Hankinson|
|Distributed by||Woolf and Freedman|
|12 October 1932|
The film was made at Elstree Studios. It is based on the play of the same title which had previous been adapted into films in 1919 and 1927. The film provided an early leading role for Neagle, who was under contract to the producer Herbert Wilcox and would later become his wife.
- Henry Edwards - Lieutenant Dicky Lascelles
- Anna Neagle - Hermione Wynne
- Joyce Bland - Mrs Cameron
- Peter Gawthorne - Major Thesiger
- Louis Goodrich - Admiral Wynne
- Sam Livesey - Colonel McLeod
- Michael Hogan - Lieutnenat Palliser
- O. B. Clarence - General Gough-Bogle
- Abraham Sofaer - Meheti Salos
- Peter Northcote - Midshipman Lee
- Tully Comber - Midshipman Hood
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.