The Officers' Mess

The Officers' Mess is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Manning Haynes and starring Richard Cooper, Harold French and Elsa Lanchester. It was made at Walton Studios.[1] It was released as a quota quickie by Paramount Pictures.

The Officers' Mess
Directed byManning Haynes
Produced byHarry Rowson
Written bySydney Blow (play)
Douglas Hoare (play)
Eliot Stannard
StarringRichard Cooper
Harold French
Elsa Lanchester
CinematographyBasil Emmott
Harry Rowson Productions
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
15 May 1931
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

A Lieutenant becomes mixed-up with some stolen jewels.



  1. Wood p.72


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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