Flood Tide (1934 film)
Flood Tide is a 1934 British drama film directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Janice Adair and Minnie Rayner. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for release by RKO Pictures.
|Directed by||John Baxter|
|Produced by||Julius Hagen|
|Written by||Anson Dyer |
Harry Fowler Mear
|Starring||George Carney |
|Music by||William Trytel|
|Edited by||Lister Laurance|
Real Art Productions
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
|27 November 1934|
A retiring lockkeeper and his wife are concerned that their son Ted Salter, who is serving in the Royal Navy should settle down and start a family. They hope that this will be with his childhood sweetheart Betty the daughter of their old friend Captain Bill Buckett who operates a boat on the River Thames. However Ted has taken up with a flirtatious barmaid, at one point even risking arrest as a deserter because of her before reconciling with Betty. The film ends with Bill Buckett triumphing in an annual regatta.
- George Carney as Captain Bill Buckett
- Janice Adair as Betty Buckett
- Minnie Rayner as Sarah Salter
- Wilson Coleman as Ben Salter
- Leslie Hatton as Ted Salter
- Peggy Novak as Mabel Pringle
- Mark Daly as Scotty
- Edgar Driver as Titch
- Wilfred Benson as Addock
- William Fazan as Sir Thomas Maitland
- Bertram Dench as Charles Tupper
- Wood p.82
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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