Blind Folly is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Reginald Denham and starring Clifford Mollison, Lilli Palmer, and Leslie Perrins.[1] The screenplay concerns a man who inherits a nightclub that belonged to his brother but soon discovers that it is the headquarters for a dangerous criminal gang.

Blind Folly
Directed byReginald Denham
Written byJohn Hunter
H.F. Maltby
Produced byA. George Smith
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
Canterbury Films
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
10 November 1939
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at Walton Studios as a quota quickie.[2]



  1. ^ "Blind Folly (1939)". BFI. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2011.
  2. ^ Chibnall p.301


  • 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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