Almost a Honeymoon (1930 film)

Almost a Honeymoon is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Clifford Mollison, Dodo Watts and Donald Calthrop.[1] It was based on the play Almost a Honeymoon by Walter Ellis. A second adaptation was made in 1938. It was made by British International Pictures at their Elstree Studios.

Almost a Honeymoon
Directed byMonty Banks
Written byMonty Banks
Walter C. Mycroft
Val Valentine
Based onAlmost a Honeymoon
by Walter Ellis
StarringClifford Mollison
Dodo Watts
Lamont Dickson
Donald Calthrop
CinematographyJack E. Cox
Edited byEmile de Ruelle
A.C. Hammond
Release date
  • 19 September 1930 (1930-09-19) (London)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


An ambitious young man secures a job in the colonial service, the only stipulation being that he needs to be married which he isn't. He has just twenty four hours to find a woman to persuade to marry him.


Critical receptionEdit

Allmovie noted that "Donald Calthrop, as the butler, has all the best lines."[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Almost a Honeymoon (1931)". BFI.
  2. ^ "Almost a Honeymoon (1930) - | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related". AllMovie.

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