January 2, 2017


A Cuckoo in the Nest – 1933 | 85 mins | Comedy | B&W

Plot Synopsis

A Cuckoo in the Nest

Slick Aldwych farce dealing with a supposed adulterous liaison. Leaving to join his wife at a party in the country, Peter (Ralph Lynn) misses his train due to chatting old girlfriend, Marguerite (Yvonne Arnaud), who is bound for the same party. The two go on by car but are forced by circumstances to spend a night together at an inn � which inevitably only has one spare room. Pursued by his wife�s parents, and caught in a series of compromising situations � Peter clears up the situation with difficulty. Remade as Fast and Loose (1955).

Production Team

Tom Walls: Director
Alfred Junge: Art Direction
Glen MacWilliams: Cinematography
Freddie Young: Cinematography
Ian Dalrymple: Producer
Angus MacPhail: Producer
AR Rawlinson: Script
Ben Travers: Script


Cecil Parker: Claude Hickett
Ralph Lynn: Peter Wyckham
Roger Livesey: Alfred
Frank Pettingell: Landlord
Veronica Rose: Barbara Wyckham
Tom Walls: Maj Bone
Joan Brierley: Maid

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