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by Henry Cecil
Cecil Parker , Monica Grey
Denys Blakelock , Alan Haines in an adaptation by the author from his novel of the same name
In the Painswick family succession from father to son was usually marked by a variation from respectability to criminality. When the present-day generation came up against the demands of modern society, one or the other quality was bound to come out. Luckily there was a faithful girl to support the present holder of the name in his endeavours-criminal or respectable.
Cast in order of speaking:
Bookmakers, journalists, race-crowds, legal gentlemen played by members of the cast Produced by H. B. FORTUIN


Unknown: Henry Cecil
Unknown: Cecil Parker
Unknown: Monica Grey
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Unknown: Alan Haines
Produced By: H. B. Fortuin
Chairman of Quarter Sessions: Kenneth Hyde
Martin Painswick: Cecile Parker
Uriah Painswick: Cecile Parker
Mr Justice Painswick: Cecile Parker
Lucy Painswick: Monica Grey
Lucy Meeson-Smith): Monica Grey
Mr Potts: Frederick Treves
Martin Painswicka younger, man.: Alan Haines
Mr Grant: Gordon Faith
Det Inspector Hughes: Ralph Truman
Mr Croft, a barrister: Timothy Harley
The Rev Wellsby Meeson-Smith: Denys Blakelock
Mr Trumper, a barrister: Stephen Thorne
A young journalist: Michael Goldie
Mrs Poulter: Beatrlce Kane
Landlord: George Merritt
A porter: John Boxer
A bookmaker: Hamlyn Benson

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