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Knights for a Day

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Knights for a Day
British trade ad
Directed byNorman Lee
Written byFrank Atkinson
Charles Bray
Aveling Ginever
Produced byAveling Ginever
StarringNelson Keys
John Garrick
Nancy Burne
Cathleen Nesbitt
Pearl Productions
Distributed byPathé Pictures
Release date
March 1937[1]
Running time
69 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Knights for a Day is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Norman Lee and starring Nelson Keys, John Garrick and Nancy Burne.[2][3] It was made as a quota quickie at Welwyn Studios.


A man wins a car in a competition, and decides to tour round the country. He ends up assisting a prince who is being pursued by a gang of revolutionaries.



  1. ^ Chibnall p.289
  2. ^ "Knights for a Day". BFI. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Knights for a Day (1937) - Trailers, Reviews, Synopsis, Showtimes and Cast - AllMovie". AllMovie.


  • Chibnall, Steve. Quota Quickies: The Birth of the British 'B' Film. British Film Institute, 2007.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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