Sydney Howard

Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)

Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Gene Raymond  •  Nancy Carroll  •  Jack Benny  •  Sydney Howard

Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benjamin Stoloff
CAST:  Gene Raymond  •  Nancy Carroll  •  Jack Benny  •  Sydney Howard

Splinters (1929)

Splinters tells of the origins of the 1915 musical comedy revue of the same name, founded by British soldiers fighting on the Western Front in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Lew Lake  •  Hal Jones  •  Reg Stone

Splinters tells of the origins of the 1915 musical comedy revue of the same name, founded by British soldiers fighting on the Western Front in France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Lew Lake  •  Hal Jones  •  Reg Stone

Chick (1936)

The hall porter at an Oxbridge College inherits an Earldom and enjoys a series of adventures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hankinson
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Betty Ann Davies  •  Fred Conyngham  •  Cecil Humphreys

The hall porter at an Oxbridge College inherits an Earldom and enjoys a series of adventures.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hankinson
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Betty Ann Davies  •  Fred Conyngham  •  Cecil Humphreys

Shipyard Sally (1939)

A lancashire singer buys a pub in Clydebank and hits money troubles when the shipbyards are closed. She takes a petition to London to try to get them reopened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monty Banks
CAST:  Gracie Fields  •  Sydney Howard  •  Morton Selten  •  Norma Varden

A lancashire singer buys a pub in Clydebank and hits money troubles when the shipbyards are closed. She takes a petition to London to try to get them reopened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monty Banks
CAST:  Gracie Fields  •  Sydney Howard  •  Morton Selten  •  Norma Varden

Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (1941)

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

The Mayor's Nest (1932)

A trombonist becomes mayor of a small town, but he struggles to cope with municipal issues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maclean Rogers
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Claude Hulbert  •  Al Bowlly  •  Muriel Aked

A trombonist becomes mayor of a small town, but he struggles to cope with municipal issues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maclean Rogers
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Claude Hulbert  •  Al Bowlly  •  Muriel Aked

Tilly of Bloomsbury (1931)

A young woman falls in love with an aristocrat and tries to convince his parents that she is herself wealthy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Phyllis Konstam  •  Richard Bird  •  Edward Chapman

A young woman falls in love with an aristocrat and tries to convince his parents that she is herself wealthy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Phyllis Konstam  •  Richard Bird  •  Edward Chapman

Once a Crook (1941)

Once a Crook is a 1941 British crime film directed by Herbert Mason and featuring Gordon Harker, Sydney Howard, Bernard Lee, Kathleen Harrison, and Raymond Huntley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Sydney Howard  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Carla Lehmann

Once a Crook is a 1941 British crime film directed by Herbert Mason and featuring Gordon Harker, Sydney Howard, Bernard Lee, Kathleen Harrison, and Raymond Huntley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Sydney Howard  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Carla Lehmann

Splinters in the Navy (1931)

To celebrate their Admiral's impending marriage, his men stage a variety performance. Meanwhile Joe Crabbs attempts to win back his girlfriend from the Navy's boxing champion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Frederick Bentley  •  Helena Pickard  •  Paddy Browne

To celebrate their Admiral's impending marriage, his men stage a variety performance. Meanwhile Joe Crabbs attempts to win back his girlfriend from the Navy's boxing champion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Frederick Bentley  •  Helena Pickard  •  Paddy Browne

Where’s George? (1935)

A British comedy about a blacksmith who in looking to get away from his wife discovers a talent for rugby league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Mabel Constanduros  •  Sam Livesey  •  Wally Patch

A British comedy about a blacksmith who in looking to get away from his wife discovers a talent for rugby league.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Raymond
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Mabel Constanduros  •  Sam Livesey  •  Wally Patch

Fame (1936)

Comedy film...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie S. Hiscott
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Brian Lawrance  •  Miki Hood  •  Guy Middleton

Comedy film...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie S. Hiscott
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Brian Lawrance  •  Miki Hood  •  Guy Middleton