The Private Secretary

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The Private Secretary ★½ 1935

Horton is a mildmannered clergyman who finds out his identity has been usurped by a young man with a great many angry creditors. Horton has some amusing comic bits but the film, based on a popular Victorian farce “Der Bibliotheker” by Van Moser, did not translate well to the screen. 70m/B VHS . GB Edward Everett Horton, Barry Mackay, Oscar Asche, Judy Gunn, Michael Shepley, Alastair Sim; D: Henry Edwards.

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