Lloyds of London

Lloyds of London

Freddie Bartholomew
Director: Henry King Cast: Freddie Bartholomew
Freddie Bartholomew
, Madeleine Carroll
Madeleine Carroll
, Guy Standing
Guy Standing
Henry King

DVD (Full Frame)

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Lloyds of London traces the rise to prominence of the venerable British insurance company, as seen through the eyes of fictional 19th-century Londoner Jonathan Blake (Tyrone Power, in his first starring role). A lifelong friend of naval hero Lord Nelson, Blake puts his job (and the future existence of Lloyds) on the line when he announces Nelson's victory at Trafalgar -- before it takes place. For those not interested in policies and premiums, the script serves up a romance between Blake and the lovely Lady Elizabeth (Madeleine Carroll), the unhappily married spouse of snotty aristocrat Lord Everett Stacy (George Sanders). Among the few real-life historical personages depicted in the film is Lloyds founder John Julius Angerstein, played by Sir Guy Standing. A box-office bonanza, Lloyds of London proved that 23-year-old Tyrone Power could carry a picture -- and that the recently-formed 20th Century-Fox was truly a major Hollywood studio.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/08/2014
UPC: 0024543970040
Original Release: 1936
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Mod
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:57:00
Sales rank: 26,049

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Freddie Bartholomew Young Jonathan Blake
Madeleine Carroll Lady Elizabeth Stacy
Guy Standing John Julius Angerstein
Tyrone Power Jonathan Blake
C. Aubrey Smith Old Q
Virginia Field Polly
Douglas Scott Young Horatio Nelson
George Sanders Lord Everett Stacy
J.M. Kerrigan Brook Watson
Una O'Connor Widow Blake
Forrester Harvey Percival Potts
Gavin Muir Sir Gavin Gore
E.E. Clive Magistrate
Miles Mander Jukes
Montagu Love Hawkins
Arthur Hohl First Captain
Lumsden Hare Capt. Suckling
Murray Kinnell Reverand Nelson
Billy Bevan Innkeeper
Ivan Simpson Old Man
Holmes Herbert Spokesman
John Burton Lord Horatio Nelson
Will Stanton Smutt
Elsa Buchanan Servant Girl
Reginald Barlow 2nd Captain
May Beatty Lady Markham
Lester Matthews Capt. Hardy
Vernon Steele Sir Thomas Lawrence
Barlowe Borland Joshua Lamb
Hugh Huntley Prince of Wales
Charles McNaughton Waiter at Lloyd's
Leonard Mudie Waiters at Lloyds
Charles Coleman Waiter at Lloyd's
Thomas Pogue Benjamin Franklin
Yorke Sherwood Dr. Sam Johnson
Thomas Braidon Chaplain
Fay Chaldecott Sunghnah
Ralph Cooper Actor
Winter Hall Dr. Beatty
Anne Howard Catherine
Constance Purdy Singer
Yvonne Severn Ann
Leonard Walker Fiddler
Robert Greig Lord Drayton
Georges Renavent French Lieutenant
Charles Croker King Willoughby
John Blood Doorman
Rita Carlyle Pawnbroker
D'Arcy Corrigan Chimney sweep
Jean de Briac Fisherman
Olaf Hytten Telescope man
William Wagner Boswell
Cecil Weston Woman

Technical Credits
Henry King Director
Joseph E. Aiken Sound/Sound Designer
William S. Darling Art Director
Walter Ferris Screenwriter
Bert Glennon Cinematographer
Roger Heman Sound/Sound Designer
Curtis Kenyon Original Story
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Kenneth MacGowan Producer
Barbara McLean Editor
Ernest Pascal Screenwriter
Royer Costumes/Costume Designer
Louis Silvers Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert Webb Asst. Director
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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