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Who's Your Lady Friend? is a 1937 British comedy film directed by Carol Reed and starring Frances Day, Vic Oliver and Betty Stockfeld.[1] The secretary of a beauty specialist accidentally brings the wrong person back from the railway station, triggering a series of confusions. It was based on a comedy play by Bela Jenbach and Rudolf Österreicher, which had previously been made into an Austrian film The Gentleman Without a Residence three years earlier. It was an independent production made at Ealing Studios.[2]

Who's Your Lady Friend?
Directed byCarol Reed
Produced byMartin Sabine
Written byBela Jenbach (play)
Rudolf Österreicher (play)
Julius Horst
Anthony Kimmins
StarringFrances Day
Vic Oliver
Betty Stockfeld
Music byRobert Stolz
CinematographyJan Stallich
Philip Tannura
Edited byErnest Aldridge
Dorian Films
Distributed byAssociated British Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • 27 December 1937 (1937-12-27) (UK)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Critical receptionEdit

TV Guide called the film a "Cute farce and one of the many British programmers Reed directed before moving up to bigger features."[3]


  1. ^
  2. ^ Wood p.97
  3. ^ "Who's Your Lady Friend?".


  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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