18 Minutes

18 Minutes is a 1935 British drama film directed by Monty Banks and starring Gregory Ratoff, John Loder and Benita Hume.[1]

18 Minutes
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Directed byMonty Banks
Screenplay byFred Thompson
Story byGregory Ratoff
Produced byGregory Ratoff
StarringGregory Ratoff
John Loder
Benita Hume
CinematographyJack Cox
Geoffrey Faithfull
Edited byEmile de Ruelle
Music byAlexis Arkhangelsky
Distributed byPathé Pictures Ltd. (UK)
Release date
  • 8 April 1935 (1935-04-08) (London)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


A lion tamer adopts an orphaned girl and marries her, only to find that she loves another.[2]


Critical receptionEdit

TV Guide described 18 Minutes as an "Interesting drama, way above average for British films of the time"; and rated it three out of five stars.[3]


  1. ^ "18 Minutes (1935)". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
  2. ^ Gifford, Denis (1 April 2016). British Film Catalogue: Two Volume Set - The Fiction Film/The Non-Fiction Film. Routledge. ISBN 9781317740636 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "18 Minutes - TV Guide". TV Guide.

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