Dough and Dynamite
A Night in the Show
His New Job
Behind the Screen
A Day's Pleasure
The High Sign
The Play House
My Wife's Relations
The Electric House
Steamboat Bill, Jr.
Half Shot at Sunrise
The Animal Kingdom
The Death Kiss
Dora's Dunking Doughnuts
His Double Life
Mush and Milk
The Fatal Glass of Beer
Zero for Conduct (Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège [original title])
Manhattan Love Song
As You Like It
My Man Godfrey
The Amazing Adventure
The Milky Way
The Flying Deuces
Dreaming Out Loud
His Girl Friday
Pride of the Bowery
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It
Meet John Doe
The Charlie Chaplin Festival
'Neath Brooklyn Bridge
So's Your Aunt Emma!
Clancy Street Boys
Hi Diddle Diddle
Her Favorite Patient (aka Bedside Manner)
Angel on My Shoulder
Life With Father
My Favorite Brunette
Road to Rio
Disorder in the Court
Sing a Song of Six Pants
The Three Stooges: Brideless Groom
The Three Stooges: Malice In the Palace
At War with the Army
People Will Talk
Dough and Dynamite(1914) Charlie and another waiter must become bakers when the regular bakers go out on strike. Unknown to them, the strikers have put dynamite in a piece of bread. Charlie Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade, Norma Nichols, Vivian Edwards, Cecile Arnold, Phyllis Allen, Charlie Chase, Director: Charlie Chaplin.
The Masquerader(1914) Charlie (Charles Chaplin) is an actor in a film studio. He messes up several scenes and is tossed out. He later returns to the studio, dressed as a lady, in hopes of making it into the film. Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray, Jess Dandy, Minta Durfee, Director: Charles Chaplin.
The Rounders(1914) Two drunks (Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle) live in the same hotel. One beats his wife, the other is beaten by his. They go off and get drunk together. Charles Chaplin, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Phyllis Allen, Minta Durfee, Al St. John, Miss Page, Director: Charles Chaplin.
A Night in the Show(1915) A man (Charles Chaplin) wreaks havoc in the theater. Charles Chaplin, Director: Charles Chaplin.
His New Job(1915) In this silent film, Charlie Chaplin is trying to get a job in a movie. When he finally does act, he ruins the scene, wrecks the set and tears the skirt from the star. Charlie Chaplin, Director: Charlie Chaplin. (Comedy)
Behind the Screen(1916) Three movies are being shot simultaneously and Charlie is an overworked scene shifter. Eric Campbell, Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Director: Charlie Chaplin. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
One A.M.(1916) In this silent film, a drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting around in his home after arriving home late at night. Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin, Director: Charles Chaplin. (Comedy, Short, Silent film)
Police(1916) Charlie (Charles Chaplin), a convict, is given $5.00 and released from prison after having served his term. He is immediately swindled out of the money by a fake parson, which causes him to resort back to crime. Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Wesley Ruggles, Director: Charles Chaplin.
The Count(1916) In this silent film, Charlie Chaplin, working in a tailor shop as a tailor's apprentice, burns a count's trousers while ironing them and is fired. The tailor finds an invitation to a dinner that was meant for the count. The tailor decides to go to the dinner in place of the count. Charlie goes to the kitchen of the same house; he is attracted to the cook, and so are the butler and a policeman. Once discovered by the tailor/count, Charlie must pretend to be the count's secretary. Then the real count shows up. Eric Campbell, Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Director: Charlie Chaplin. (Comedy, Silent, Short)
The Fireman(1916) In this silent film, Charles Chaplin is a fireman who always does everything wrong. A man talks the Fire Chief into ignoring his burning home (he wants the insurance money) unaware that his daughter (the love of the Chief) is upstairs in the house. When the house next door catches fire, its owner rouses Chaplin who rouses the force. Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Director: Charles Chaplin. (Comedy, Short, Silent film)
The Floorwalker(1916) In this silent short, we see Charles Chaplin who, after causing havoc on the sales floor of a store, goes to the office floor. There he runs into the store inspector (who looks exactly like him) who has just robbed the safe and knocked out the manager. Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Lloyd Bacon, Edna Purviance, Charlotte Mineau, Director: Charles Chaplin. (Comedy)
The Bellboy(1918) "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton are bellboys at the Elk's Head Hotel. They cause trouble with each other and guests. "Fatty" Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Lake, Joe Keaton, Charles Dudley, Director: Roscoe Arbuckle. (Short, Comedy, Silent Film)
A Day's Pleasure(1919) In this silent movie, Father (Charlie Chaplin) takes his family for a drive in their falling-apart Model T Ford, gets in trouble in traffic, and spends the day on an excursion boat. Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Director: Charlie Chaplin. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
Neighbors(1920) A young couple who live next to each other in tenement apartments do everything they can to be together despite of their feuding families. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline.
One Week(1920) Buster Keaton and and Sybil Seely exit a chapel as newlyweds. Among the gifts is a portable house you easily put together in one week. However, Buster's rival for Sybil switches the numbers on the crates containing the house parts. "Buster" Keaton, Sybil Seely, Directors: Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
The Scarecrow(1920) In this silent film, farmhands Buster Keaton and Joe Roberts are rivals for the farmer's daughter. At one point, when Keaton stoops to tie his shoe, the girl accepts what she thinks is his kneeling proposal. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Family, Short, Silent Film)
The High Sign(1921) A drifter at an amusement park finds himself both the bodyguard and hit man of a man targeted by a criminal gang. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Short, Silent)
The Play House(1921) This is a silent film, the opening scene of which, a dream sequence prior to the vaudeville routines which follow, is what makes it famous. Buster Keaton plays everyone in a theater simultaneously (through multiple exposures). He is the band leader, all its members, the dancers on the stage and everyone in the audience. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Short, Silent)
Cops(1922) In this silent film, a series of mishaps manages to make a young man get chased by a big city's entire police force. 'Buster' Keaton, Directors: 'Buster' Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy)
Day Dreams(1922) A sincere young man leaves his home to win his fortune so he can marry his home town sweetheart. "Buster" Keaton, Renée Adorée, Directors: Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
My Wife's Relations(1922) In this silent film, a woman falsely accuses Buster Keaton of breaking a window. He is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes that they are there to be married. She later takes her new husband home to meet her four gorilla-like brothers. Buster Keaton, Director: Buster Keaton. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
The Blacksmith(1922) In this silent film, Buster Keaton clowns around in a blacksmith's shop until he and the smithy get into a fight which sends the smithy to jail. Buster helps several customers with horses, then destroys a Rolls Royce while fixing the car parked next to it. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: Buster Keaton and Mal. St. Clair. (Comedy, Silent Film)
The Electric House(1922) After being mistakenly certified as an electrical engineer, Buster is hired to wire a house. "Buster" Keaton, Directors: "Buster" Keaton and Eddie Cline. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
The Paleface(1922) In this silent film, evil oil barons have given the Native Americans one day to vacate their land. Their chief tells his braves to kill the first white man they see. Buster Keaton shows up chasing a butterfly. Later he keeps moving the stake to which he is tied and at which he is to be burned. He becomes a member of the tribe and helps them with their fight. Buster Keaton, Director: Buster Keaton. (Comedy, Short, Silent Film)
Derby Day(1923) After the gang goes to the horse races, they decide to have a derby of their own. Hal Roach's Rascals, Director: Robert F. McGowan.
Our Hospitality(1923) A man (Buster Keaton) is returning to his Appalachian homestead. On the trip, he falls for a young woman (played by Keaton's wife Natalie Talmadge). The only problem is that her family has vowed to kill every member of his family. Buster Keaton, Directors: Buster Keaton and Jack Blystone. (Comedy, Romance, Silent Film, Thriller)
The Balloonatic(1923) A hapless amusement park attendant ('Buster' Keaton) finds his run away balloon ride has left him in a strange predicament. 'Buster' Keaton, Phyllis Haver, Babe London, Directors: 'Buster' Keaton and Eddie Cline.
Sherlock Jr.(1924) A film projectionist (Buster Keaton) longs to be a detective, and puts his meager skills to work when he is framed by a rival (Ward Crane) for stealing his girlfriend's (Kathryn McGuire) father's (Joe Keaton) pocket watch. Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly, Ward Crane, Director: Buster Keaton.
The General(1926) When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. Buster Keaton, Directors: Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman. (Comedy, Adventure)
Steamboat Bill, Jr.(1928) In this silent film, Steamboat Bill, Jr., a naive, college-educated dandy, must prove himself to his working class father, a hotheaded riverboat captain, while courting the daughter of his father's rival, who threatens to put Steamboat Bill, Sr. and his paddle wheeler out of business. Buster Keaton, Director: Chas. F. Reisner. (Comedy)
Ask Dad(1929) Set in an office, this is a simple story of two men and a girl (Ruth Renick) wherein the two men are father and son (Edward Everett Horton and Winston Miller) and the girl is the father's secretary. Edward Everett Horton, Winston Miller, Ruth Renick, Director: Hugh Faulcon.
Half Shot at Sunrise(1930) The stage stars Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play two soldiers who go absent without leave in Paris during World War I. Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Director: Paul Sloane.
Lonely Wives(1931) A lonely husband (Edward Everett Horton), whose wife (Esther Ralston) has been away, hires a look-alike impersonator to fill his place and fool his mother-in-law while he plays around with a pretty coquette. His wife returns that night and confusion prevails. Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Laura La Plante, Patsy Ruth Miller, Spencer Charters, Maude Eburne, Maurice Black, Director: Russell Mack.
The Animal Kingdom(1932) Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. When things are not going well, Tom tries to get back together with Daisy to renew the feelings that he once felt. Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Directors: Edward H. Griffith and George Cukor (uncredited).
The Death Kiss(1932) While filming the closing scene of "The Death Kiss," leading man Myles Brent is actually killed. Having played around with, or been married to, most of the women connected with the movie studio, there are many suspects. David Manners, Adrienne Ames, Bela Lugosi, Director: Edwin L. Marin. (Comedy, Crime, Drama)
Dora's Dunking Doughnuts(1933) A schoolteacher (Andy Clyde) helps his friend Dora (Ethel Sykes) by getting his students to help him to make a radio commercial. Shirley Temple, Andy Clyde, Ethel Sykes, Bud Jamison, Florence Gill, Meglin Kiddies Band, Director: Harry J. Edwards.
His Double Life(1933) Priam Farrel (Roland Young) is a celebrated artist but a social recluse. When his valet dies of a sudden illness, a mix-up leads to the body being identified as Farrel's. The artist then assumes the identity of his former servant. Roland Young, Lillian Gish, Director: Arthur Hopkins. (Comedy, Drama)
Mush and Milk(1933) When Cap's (Gus Leonard) back pension finally comes in, he treats the gang to a day at an amusement park. Our Gang, Gus Leonard, Director: Robert McGowan. (Comedy)
The Fatal Glass of Beer(1933) Mr. Snavely, (W.C. Fields) a Yukon prospector, lost his only son years ago to the temptations of the big city. Now, the prodigal Chester (George Chandler), released from prison, comes home to Ma (Rosemary Theby) and Pa. W.C. Fields, Rosemary Theby, George Chandler, Rychard Cramer, Director: Clyde Bruckman. (Comedy)
The Pharmacist(1933) A henpecked but stoic pharmacist (W.C. Fields) tries to maintains a precarious balance between dealing with demanding customers on one hand, and his dysfunctional family on the other. W.C. Fields, Babe Kane, Elise Cavanna, Lorena Carr, Director: Arthur Ripley. (Comedy)
Zero for Conduct (Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège [original title])(1933) In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day. Jean Dasté, Robert le Flon, du Verron, Delphin, Larive, Mme. Emile, Louis de Gonzague-Frick, Rafa Diligent, Director: Jean Vigo. (Short, Comedy, Drama)
Judge Priest(1934) Judge Priest (Will Rogers), a proud Confederate veteran, uses common sense and considerable humanity to dispense justice in a small town in the Post-Bellum Kentucky. Will Rogers, Tom Brown, Anita Louise, Henry B. Walthall, David Landau, Director: John Ford.
Manhattan Love Song(1934) Formerly wealthy socialites Jerry and Carol, having been swindled out of all their money by a crooked business manager, are forced to let their former employees live in their luxury apartment in lieu of paying the money they owe them. Robert Armstrong, Dixie Lee, Director: Leonard Fields. (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
As You Like It(1936) In this first film version of William Shakespeare's classic pastoral comedy, starring Sir Laurence Olivier as Orlando and Elisabeth Bergner as Rosalind, a duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his retinue into the forest of Arden. The banished duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen in love with Orlando but he has his own tyrannical brother to contend with so he joins those in the forest. Rosalind, now banished, disguises herself as a young man with Celia as her servant, and follows Orlando into the forest. There, nature stirs love's fires in various rustics as well as in those from the court. Phebe, a shepherdess loved by Sylvius, is herself smitten with the disguised Rosalind. Can true love find a way, and can brothers be reconciled and harmony restored? Elisabeth Bergner, Laurence Olivier, Sophie Stewart, Henry Ainley, Leon Quartermaine, Director: Paul Czinner. (Drama, Comedy, Romance)
Earthworm Tractors(1936) Alexander Botts (Joe E. Brown) is a self-described natural born salesman and master mechanic, who is trying to make a big sale of Earthworm tractors to grouchy lumberman Johnson. Since Botts doesn't really know anything about tractors, and since the old-fashioned Johnson is opposed to tractors of any kind, it isn't going to be an easy sell. But Botts perseveres, encouraged by Johnson's daughter. Joe E. Brown, Director: Raymond Enright.
My Man Godfrey(1936) In the depths of the Depression, a party game brings dizzy socialite, Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard), to the city dump where she meets Godfrey (William Powell), a derelict, and ends up hiring him as the family butler... but there is more to Godfrey than meets the eye. William Powell, Carole Lombard, Director: Gregory La Cava. (Comedy, Romance)
The Amazing Adventure(1936) A bored millionaire bets his doctor that he can support himself at a working class job for a year without touching his inheritance. Cary Grant, Mary Brian, Director: Alfred Zeisler. (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
The Milky Way(1936) Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Harold Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and then have the champ beat him to regain his title. Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack, William Gargan, George Barbier, Dorothy Wilson, Lionel Stander, Marjorie Gateson, Directors: Leo McCarey.
Pygmalion(1938) A Victorian dialect (Leslie Howard) expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl (Wendy Hiller) to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society. Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Directors: Anthony Asquith and Leslie Howard.
The Flying Deuces(1939) Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the innkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins the Legion. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Director: A. Edward Sutherland.
Dreaming Out Loud(1940) Lum and Abner work at a general store in Arkansas. There they get involved in some misadventures with the locals. Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Director: Harold Young. (Comedy)
His Girl Friday(1940) A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter, and ex-wife, from remarrying. Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Director: Howard Hawks. (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
Pride of the Bowery(1940) Soon after Danny, managing boxer Muggs, books him into a Civilian Conservation Corps camp for training, Muggs' arrogant manner alienates him from the other boys. The East Side Kids including Leo Gorcey and Bobby Jordan, Director: Joseph H. Lewis. (Comedy, Drama)
Bowery Blitzkrieg(1941) The East Side Kids discover that one of their own, Danny, is torn between staying in school and becoming a boxer, and is getting mixed up with gangsters. Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Director: Wallace Fox. (Comedy)
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It(1941) The plot pits Hornleigh (Gordon Harker) and Bingham (Alastair Sim) against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Most of the action takes place aboard a speeding train, with our heroes never quite certain who can be trusted and who can't. Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert, Edward Chapman, Director: Walter Forde.
Meet John Doe1941) A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Director: Frank Capra. (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
The Charlie Chaplin Festival(1941) Four Chaplin shorts from 1917: The Immigrant, The Adventurer, The Cure, and Easy Street presented with music and sound effects.
'Neath Brooklyn Bridge(1942) The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real killer. The killer, however, used a baseball bat as his murder weapon, and the bat has the fingerprints of a member of the gang on it. The East Side Kids, Director: Wallace Fox. (Comedy)
So's Your Aunt Emma!(1942) A meek middle-aged spinster is mistaken for notorious gun-woman Ma Parker, head of the Ma Parker gang. Zasu Pitts, Roger Pryor, Warren Hymer, Director: Jean Yarbrough.
Clancy Street Boys(1943) Muggs' (Leo Gorcey) rich Uncle Pete (Noah Beery) is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family. Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Noah Beery, Lita Ward, Benny Bartlett, Rick Vallin, Director: William Beaudine.
Hi Diddle Diddle(1943) When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott, Director: Andrew L. Stone. (Comedy)
Her Favorite Patient (aka Bedside Manner)(1945) Macho pilot (John Carroll) is treated by a woman doctor (Ruth Hussey). Complications ensue. John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford, Director: Andrew Stone.
Angel on My Shoulder(1946) The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life. Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Director: Archie Mayo. (Comedy,
Life With Father(1947) A financier (William Powell) from New York rules his large family, consisting of his wife (Irene Dunne) and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper. Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn, Zasu Pitts, Jimmy Lydon, Moroni Olsen, Director: Michael Curtiz.
My Favorite Brunette(1947) Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson (Bob Hope), on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there. Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Director: Elliott Nugent. (Comedy)
Road to Rio(1947) Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter. Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Director: Norman Z. McLeod. (Adventure, Comedy, Musical)
Disorder in the Court(1936) The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the day when they discover the real murderer's identity. Curly Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Director: Preston Black. (Comedy)
Sing a Song of Six Pants(1947) The Stooges are tailors, and are heavily in debt to the Skin & Flint finance company. When the boys read about the big reward for a fugitive robber, they think it could be the answer to their problems. The bank robber conveniently ducks into their shop and leaves a suit with a safe combination. After his girl friend fails to retrieve it, the robber returns with gang and a wild fight ensues. The Three Stooges, Director: Jules White. (Comedy, Short)
The Three Stooges: Brideless Groom(1947) To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him. When the rest of the prospective brides hear about the inheritance, they show up at the ceremony and a free for all ensues. The Three Stooges, Director: Edward Bernds. (Comedy)
The Three Stooges: Malice In the Palace(1949) This film is set in a desert land where the Stooges run a restaurant. They set out to recover the stolen Rootin Tootin diamond after they learn from the thieves that the Emir of Shmo has absconded with the contraband jewel. The Three Stooges, Director: Jules White. (Comedy)
Africa Screams(1949) Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa. Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck, Max Baer, Buddy Baer, Hillary Brooke, Shemp Howard, Joe Besser, Burton Wenland, Director: Charles Barton.
At War with the Army(1950) Alvin Korwin (Jerry Lewis) is low man on the totem pole, and goes from one mishap to another at an army training camp in World War II. Director: Hal Walker. (Comedy, Musical)
People Will Talk(1951) Dr. Noah Praetorius (Cary Grant) falls in love with Debra (Jeanne Crain), a student who finds out that she is pregnant by her old boyfriend. Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain, Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
Monkey Business(1952) A chemist (Cary Grant) finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth. Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, Marilyn Monroe, Director: Howard Hawks.
The Railrodder(1965) The Railrodder (Buster Keaton) reads a newspaper in London, England. A full-page ad proclaiming "SEE CANADA NOW!" catches his attention. He promptly throws the newspaper away and jumps into the Thames. He subsequently reemerges on the east coast of Canada (at Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia), having apparently swum across the Atlantic, where he is greeted by a sign indicating the direction to the other side of Canada, 3,982½ miles away. The Railrodder starts his long hike, but soon finds a one-man, open-top rail maintenance vehicle, commonly known as a "speeder", parked on a rail track. He sits in the driver's seat intending to take a nap, but he accidentally puts the vehicle in gear, and it speeds off down the track. Buster Keaton, Directors: Gerald Potterton and Buster Keaton (uncredited). (Comedy, Short)
Twelfth Night(1969) In this comedy by William Shakespeare, a noblewoman disguises herself as a young man and falls for her employer, a lovesick count. Unfortunately, the count's beloved falls for the disguised noblewoman and a comedy of unrequited love and mistaken identities ensues. Sir Alec Guinness, Tommy Steele, Sir Ralph Richardson, Joan Plowright, Director: John Sichel.