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THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN


Title of the Film THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 102
Length (in meters) 2780
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure
Based on/Source Novel by Jeffery Farnol
Production Companies Criterion Film Productions
Producer(s) Marcel Hellman, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Director Thornton Freeland
Cast Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elissa Landi, Gordon Harker, Basil Sydney
Literature Times, 21 January 1936
Kinematograph Weekly, 23 January 1936
Film Weekly, 25 January 1936
Jewish Chronicle, 31 January 1936
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1936
Variety, 5 February 1936
New York Times, 27 April 1936
Picturegoer Weekly, 15 August 1936
Special notes Director of photography: Gunther Krampf
"It would be ungracious, unfair and uncritical not to appraise the admirable camera work of Gunther Krampf, lacking which the rest would have been so much wasted endeavour." (jewish Chronicle)




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