The Maid of the Mountains (film)

The Maid of the Mountains is a 1932 film based on the long-running stage musical The Maid of the Mountains.[1] It was directed by Lupino Lane.[2]

The Maid of the Mountains
Original trade ad poster
Directed byLupino Lane
Produced byJohn Maxwell
Written byScenario:
Victor Kendall
Frank Miller
Edwin Greenwood
Screen adaptation:
Douglas Furber
Lupino Lane
Based onmusical play by Frederick Lonsdale
StarringHarry Welchman
Nancy Brown
Betty Stockfeld
Music byHarold Fraser-Simson
Harry Graham
Musical direction:
Idris Lewis
CinematographyClaude Friese-Greene
Arthur Crabtree
Edited byLeslie Norman
Distributed byWardour Films (UK)
Release date
  • March 6, 1933 (1933-03-06) (UK)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical reception

Perth's The West Australian wrote in November 1932, "the most important production for some time from the British International studios at Elstree, was screened to the trade in London on September 17 last and was enthusiastically received by exhibitors and the trade Press. 'The Maid of the Mountains' is, of course, the screen version of one of the most popular musical comedies the stage has known. It was directed by Lupino Lane and photographed by Claude Finese Greene, one of England's leading cameramen. Two Australian girls, Nancy Brown and Betty Stockfield, play important roles of Teresa and Angela, and Miss Brown's singing of the popular melodies is said to be most effective...The 'Daily Film Renter' says that 'The Maid of the Mountains' is a feast of melody and humour, wholesome and entertaining throughout its length. The 'Cinema' says it has sparkling comedy,charming romance, striking spectacle and lilting music effectively put over, the camera work and recording being first class. There will be large audiences for this film when it is shown in Perth next year";[3] whereas more recently, TV Guide concluded that "The production, unfortunately, is flat and lifeless, without any of the jauntiness needed for it to work."[4]


  1. Goble, Alan (1 January 1999). "The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film". Walter de Gruyter via Google Books.
  2. "The Maid of the Mountains (1932) - Lupino Lane - Cast and Crew - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. ""THE MAID OF THE MOUNTAINS."". 11 November 1932. p. 2 via Trove.
  4. "The Maid Of The Mountains".

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