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While the Hollywood output of director William "One-Take" Beaudine was largely uninspired, he turned out several first-rate efforts while employed in England in the mid-1930s. Beaudine's Beaudine stars the inimitable Will Hay, cast in his standard role as a pompous, ineffectual schoolmaster. Upon learning that the father (Gordon Harker) of one of his students is a thief, do-gooder Hay tries to redirect the reprobate towards the Straight and Narrow--and nearly gets pinched as a criminal himself. Hay's perennial comic foils Graham Moffatt and Moore Marriott are nowhere to be found in this escapade, but they're not really missed this time around. Star Will Hay co-wrote the screenplay with Robert Edmunds. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Charles Farrell
as Louis Brown
Jimmy Hanley
as Cyril Brown
Gordon Harker
as Faker Brown
Will Hay
as Dr. Alec Smart
Norma Varden
as Lady Korking
Percy Walsh
as Governor
Charles Farrell
as Louis Brown
Norma Varden
as Lady Korking
Will Hay
as Dr. Alec Smart
Gordon Harker
as Faker Brown
Jimmy Hanley
as Cyril Brown

Crew

William Beaudine
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
Will Hay
Screenwriter
Charles Van Enger
Cinematographer
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