Golden Arrow (1949 film)

Golden Arrow is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Gordon Parry and starring Burgess Meredith, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Paula Valenska.[1] It was shot at Teddington Studios. The film was eventually released as a second feature, despite a reasonably high budget and well-known cast. It was given an American release in 1953 by United Artists under the title The Gay Adventure.[2] It takes its title from the Golden Arrow train service.

Golden Arrow
Directed byGordon Parry
Written bySid Colin
Paul Darcy
Anatole de Grunwald
Produced byTeddy Baird
Anatole de Grunwald
StarringBurgess Meredith
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Paula Valenska
CinematographyOtto Heller
Edited byGerald Turney-Smith
Music byMischa Spoliansky
De Grunwald Productions
Distributed byRenown Pictures
United Artists (US)
Release date
31 December 1949
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


On a journey from Paris to London, a Briton, a Frenchman and an American bond with each other and indulge in a romantic fantasy about a girl they see.



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  2. ^ Chibnall & McFarlane p.322


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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