Take a Chance (1937)
A film directed by Sinclair Hill

Genre: Comedy

Film Review

Take a Chance is a British film comedy first released in 1937, directed by Sinclair Hill. Cinematography was by John W. Boyle. It is based on a play by Walter C. Hackett and stars Claude Hulbert, Binnie Hale, Henry Kendall, Enid Stamp-Taylor and Gwen Farrar.   It is a Grosvenor Films Ltd. production, produced by Harcourt Templeman and distributed by Associated British Film Distributors.   It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 13 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Take a Chance is: good - passable entertainment.

Other recommended films that have been directed by Sinclair Hill include: The King's Highway (1927), Dark Red Roses (1930), The Man from Toronto (1933) and Midnight Menace (1937). The actor Claude Hulbert has also appeared in: Heads We Go (1933), Bulldog Jack (1935), Wolf's Clothing (1936) and Sailors Three (1940).

Other recommended comedy films of the 1930s from UK that you may want to consider are: Marcel Varnel's Ask a Policeman (1938), Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938), Lothar Mendes's The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936), Marcel Varnel's Oh, Mr. Porter! (1937) and Alfred Hitchcock's Young and Innocent (1937).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Sinclair Hill
  • Script: G.H. Moresby-White, D.B. Wyndham-Lewis, Walter C. Hackett (play)
  • Photo: John W. Boyle
  • Cast: Claude Hulbert (Alastair Pallivant), Binnie Hale (Wilhelmina Ryde), Henry Kendall (Archie Burton), Enid Stamp-Taylor (Cicely Burton), Gwen Farrar (Lady Meriton), Jack Barty (Joe Cooper), Harry Tate (Sergeant Tugday), Guy Middleton (Richard Carfax), Kynaston Reeves (Blinkers Grayson), Billy Bray, Bob Emery, Percy Walsh, Townsend Whitling
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Support: Black and White
  • Runtime: 73 min

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