The Right Age to Marry

The Right Age to Marry is a 1935 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Frank Pettingell, Joyce Bland and Tom Helmore. It was made at Walton Studios as a quota quickie.[1]

The Right Age to Marry
Directed byMaclean Rogers
Produced byA. George Smith
Written byKathleen Butler
H.F. Maltby
StarringFrank Pettingell
Joyce Bland
Tom Helmore
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
George Smith Productions
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
21 October 1935
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The screenplay concerns a wealthy northern cotton mill owner who retires to a southern seaside resort and tries to move amongst the upper-classes. He is targeted by a gold digger, but comes to realize he is really in love with his former housekeeper.



  1. Chibnall p.285


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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