Tons of Money (1930 film)

Tons of Money is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Tom Walls and starring Ralph Lynn, Yvonne Arnaud, Mary Brough, Robertson Hare and Gordon James, the same artistes responsible for the Aldwych farces.[1] It was a remake of the 1924 film Tons of Money which had been based on the 1922 play Tons of Money by Will Evans and Arthur Valentine. It was made at Elstree Studios[2] with sets designed by the art director Lawrence P. Williams.

Tons of Money
Directed byTom Walls
Produced byHerbert Wilcox
Written byWill Evans (play)
Arthur Valentine (play)
Ralph Lynn
Herbert Wilcox
StarringRalph Lynn
Yvonne Arnaud
Mary Brough
Robertson Hare
CinematographyFreddie Young
Hal Young
Edited byMaclean Rogers
Distributed byWoolf and Freedman
Release date
31 December 1930
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A debt-ridden inventor has to pretend to be his cousin to avoid his creditors.




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