The Last Curtain
The Last Curtain is a 1937 British crime film directed by David MacDonald and starring Campbell Gullan, Kenne Duncan and Greta Gynt. The film blends drama and comedy and its plot follows an insurance investigator who examines a series of robberies that have taken place. Much of the action takes place backstage at the fictitious Trafalgar Theatre.
|The Last Curtain|
|Directed by||David MacDonald|
|Produced by||Anthony Havelock-Allan|
|Written by||Derek B. Mayne |
|Starring||Campbell Gullan |
|Edited by||Lister Laurance|
|Distributed by||Paramount British Pictures|
|23 July 1937|
It was made at Pinewood Studios as a quota quickie. The film's sets were designed by John Bryan. It was the first film for comedy actor Joss Ambler who went on to star with such comedy stalwarts as George Formby and Will Hay.
- Wood p.95
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.