30 relations: A Night Like This (play), Al Bowlly, Aldwych farce, Art director, Ben Travers, British and Dominions Imperial Studios, British Film Institute, C. V. France, Claude Hulbert, Comedy film, Elstree Studios, English language, Freddie Young, Hal Gordon, Herbert Wilcox, Kay Hammond, Lawrence P. Williams, Lew Stone, Maclean Rogers, Mary Brough, Norma Varden, Ralph Lynn, Reginald Purdell, Robertson Hare, Roy Fox, The Times, Tom Walls, W. P. Lipscomb, Winifred Shotter, Woolf & Freedman Film Service.
A Night Like This is a farce by Ben Travers, written as one of the series of Aldwych farces staged nearly continuously at the Aldwych Theatre, London, from 1923 to 1933.
Albert Allick Bowlly (7 January 1898 – 17 April 1941) was a Mozambican-born South African/British singer, songwriter, composer and band leader, who became a popular jazz crooner during the British dance band era of the 1930s and later worked in the United States.
The Aldwych farces were a series of twelve stage farces presented at the Aldwych Theatre, London, nearly continuously from 1923 to 1933.
Art director is the title for a variety of similar job functions in theater, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television, the Internet, and video games.
Ben Travers CBE AFC (12 November 1886 – 18 December 1980) was an English writer.
British and Dominions Imperial Studios was a short-lived British film production company located at Imperial Place, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire that was active from 1929 to 1936, when it ceased production when the studio facilities were destroyed by fire.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
Charles Vernon France (30 June 1868 in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire – 13 April 1949 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire), usually credited as C. V. France, was a British actor.
Claude Noel Hulbert (25 December 1900 – 23 January 1964) was an English stage, radio and cinema comic actor during the first half of the 20th century.
Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor.
Elstree Studios is a generic term which can refer to several current and defunct British film studios and television studios based in or around the towns of Borehamwood and Elstree in Hertfordshire.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Frederick A. Young, (9 October 1902 – 1 December 1998), (often credited as F.A. Young) was British cinematographer.
Hal Gordon (1894–1946) was a British film actor.
Herbert Sydney Wilcox CBE (19 April 1890 – 15 May 1977), was a British film producer and director who was one of the most successful British filmmakers from the 1920s to the 1950s.
Dorothy Katherine Standing, Lady Clements (18 February 1909 – 4 May 1980), better known under the stage name Kay Hammond, was an English stage and film actress.
Lawrence P. Williams (August 10, 1905 — October 8, 1996) was a British motion picture art director.
Lew Stone (28 May 1898 – 12 January 1969) was a bandleader and arranger of the British dance band era, and was well known in Britain during the 1930s.
Maclean Rogers (13 July 1899 – 4 January 1962) was a British film director and screenwriter.
Mary Bessie Brough (16 April 1863 – 30 September 1934) was an English actress in theatre, silent films and early talkies, including eleven of the twelve Aldwych farces of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Norma Varden (born Norma Varden Shackleton, 20 January 1898 – 19 January 1989) was a British-born American actress with a long film career.
Ralph Clifford Lynn (8 March 1882 – 8 August 1962) was an English actor who had a 60-year career, and is best remembered for playing comedy parts in the Aldwych farces first on stage and then in film.
Reginald Purdell (4 November 1895 – 22 April 1953) was an English actor and screenwriter who appeared in over 40 films between 1930 and 1951.
John Robertson Hare (17 December 1891 – 25 January 1979) was an English actor, who came to fame in the Aldwych farces.
Roy Fox (October 25, 1901 – March 20, 1982) was an American-born British dance bandleader whose period of greatest popularity were in England during the British dance band era.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas Kirby Walls (18 February 1883 – 27 November 1949), known as Tom Walls, was an English stage and film actor, producer and director, best known for presenting and co-starring in the Aldwych farces in the 1920s and for starring in and directing the film adaptations of those plays in the 1930s.
Winifred Florence Shotter (5 November 1904 – 4 April 1996) was an English actress best known for her appearances in the Aldwych farces of the 1920s and early 1930s.
Woolf & Freedman Film Service was a UK film distributor which was founded by film producer C. M. Woolf, and which operated from 1919 to 1934.