The Deputy Drummer

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The Deputy Drummer ★½ 1935

Second-rate early British musical, notable as a later vehicle for silent-era star Lane. He plays a penniless composer who impersonates an aristocrat to attend a party, and catches jewel robbers in the act. 71m/B VHS . GB Lupino Lane, Jean Denis, Kathleen Kelly, Wallace Lupino, Margaret Yarde, Syd Crossley; D: Henry W. George; W: Reginald Long.