|The Night Porter|
|Directed by||Sewell Collins|
|Written by||Fred Rome (sketch) |
Harry Wall (sketch)
Ralph Gilbert Bettison
|Produced by||L'Estrange Fawcett|
|Starring||Donald Calthrop |
|Edited by||David Lean|
|Distributed by||Ideal Films|
The Night Porter is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Sewell Collins and starring Donald Calthrop, Trilby Clark and Gerald Rawlinson. The film was made by Gaumont British Picture Corporation, an affiliate of Gainsborough Pictures, at the Lime Grove Studios with sets designed by Andrew Mazzei. It was produced as a quota quickie for release as a second feature. It was based on a popular music hall sketch by Fred Rome and Harry Wall depicting a honeymooning couple and the hotel night porter they encounter.
- Donald Calthrop as The Porter
- Trilby Clark as The Wife
- Gerald Rawlinson as The Husband
- Barbara Gott
- Tom Shale
- Anna Ludmilla
- Wood p.67
- Chibnall p.261
- Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.