The Amateur Gentleman

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Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Elissa Landi, Gordon Harker

A Regency innkeeper’s son poses as a travelling pugilist in order to clear his father’s name of theft

In early 19th century England, Barnabas Barty follows in his inn-keeper father John’s footsteps as a prizefighter.

During a stay at the inn by aristocratic visitors from London, John Barty is framed for stealing a watch from Lord Chichester.

With the elder Barty taken away to prison in London to face execution, Barnabas follows incognito to try to prove the truth and free his father.

Cast (12)

Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Barnabas Barty
Elissa Landi
Lady Cleone
Gordon Harker
Natty Bell
Basil Sydney
Chichester
Hugh Williams
Ronald
Irene Brown
Lady Hunstanton
Main title from The Tenth Man (1936) featuring Athole Stewart
Marquess of Comberhurst
Coral Brown
Pauline Darville
Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed "Sincerely" by the actress
Georgina Hunstanton
Frank Pettingell
John Barty
Esme Percy
Townsend
Gilbert Davis
Prince Regent
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Film clips

Card game (1m 12s)
Irene Brown and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from The Amateur Gentleman
The waltz (40s)
Hugh Williams and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from The Amateur Gentleman

Production Information

1936, B&W, 83 minutes. Clemence Dane, Edward Knoblock, Sergei Nolbandov (Writers), Jeffery Farnol (Novel), Thornton Freeland (Director)

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