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Mister Cinders

Synopsis
Feature film musical comedy concerning a male Cinderella who wins the heart of an American heiress. Features a village production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rehearsal and shambolic performance (Hermia ends up wearing the ass’s ears).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1934
Duration
72 mins; 16,450 feet

Credits

Director
Friedrich Zelnik
Producer
Walter C. Mycroft
Cinematographer
Otto Kanturek
Screenplay
Clifford Grey; Frank Miller; George Western; Jack Davies; Kenneth Western
Music
Vivian Ellis
Cast
Clifford MollisonJim
Finlay CurrieHenry Kemp
Renee HoustonMrs Phipps
Western BrothersLumley and Guy Lancaster
Zelma O’NeilJill Kemp

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Amateur theatre

Notes

General
Based on the play by Clifford Grey, Frank Miller and Greatrex Newman, with songs by Vivian Ellis.

Production Company

Name

British International Pictures

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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