The Middle Watch (1930 film)

The Middle Watch is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Owen Nares, Jacqueline Logan, Jack Raine and Dodo Watts.[1] It was based on a play of the same title by Ian Hay. The film's sets were designed by John Mead.

The Middle Watch
Owen Nares, Jacqueline Logan and Jack Raine in a scene from the film.
Directed byNorman Walker
Produced byJohn Maxwell
Written byIan Hay (play)
Stephen King-Hall (play)
Frank Launder
Norman Walker
StarringOwen Nares
Jacqueline Logan
Jack Raine
Dodo Watts
CinematographyJack E. Cox
Claude Friese-Greene
Edited byEmile de Ruelle
Sam Simmonds
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
24 October 1930
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was made by British International Pictures at its Elstree Studios. It was later remade in 1940 by the same company.



The film was voted the best British movie of 1931.[2]


  2. ""SUNSHINE SUSIE"". The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950). Perth, WA: National Library of Australia. 19 August 1933. p. 19 Edition: HOME EDITION. Retrieved 4 March 2013.

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