Dedicated to the work of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and all the other people, both actors and technicians who helped them make those wonderful films.
A lot of the documents have been sent to me or have come from other web sites. The name of the web site is given where known. If I have unintentionally included an image or document that is copyrighted or that I shouldn't have done then please email me and I'll remove it.
I make no money from this site, it's purely for the love of the films.
[Any comments are by me (Steve Crook) and other members of the email list]
Original review at TVGuide
TV Guide review
77 Park lane (1931)
An English melodrama, replete with the customary lords and earls to give it that distinct English flavor. Neilson-Terry is out on the town one night, grabs a taxi and spirits Stockfeld off to what he thinks is his empty house. When he arrives, he finds out the house is now a gambling center. He lets the crooks get away with it because they are blackmailing Stockfeld's brother over a murder of one of their associates. It was based on the play by Walter Hackett, which enjoyed a decent following on the stage in London. A French version of this film was also directed by de Courville in the same year, starring Jean Murat and a French cast.
Back to index