1954 The Lyons in Paris

The Lyons in Paris - 1954

A Hammer production released by Exclusive Films 
Copyright MCMLIV by Exclusive Films Ltd.
RCA Sound Recording 
Produced at Southall Studios, England

Black & White 81 minutes


As a wedding anniversary surprise for Bebe, Ben takes the family on a trip to Paris. Once there, the atmosphere of the romantic capital of the world weaves its own special magic which, this being the Lyons family, only results in one disaster after another and a series of misunderstandings leading to Ben having to take part in a duel over another woman!


Production Manager "Freddie" Pearson
Assistant Director Rene Dupont
Art Director Wilfred Arnold
Editor Douglas Myers
Recordist C.T. Mason
Continuity Renee Glynne
Make-up Phil Leakey
Hair Stylist Nina Broe
Wardrobe Molly Arbuthnot
Model Clothes by Rima
Camera Operator Len Harris
Photographed by Walter Harvey, BSc
Music Directed by Philip Martell
Composed by Bruce Campbell
Screenplay by Val Guest
From the B.B.C. Radio Series by Bebe Daniels, Bill Harding and Bob Block
Produced by Robert Dunbar
Directed by Val Guest 


Mr Wimple Horace Percival
Aggie Molly Weir
Florrie Doris Rogers
Mrs Wimple Gwen Lewis
Colonel Price Hugh Morton
Captain Le Grand Reginald Beckwith
Fifi La Fleur Martine Alexis
and with Pierre Dudan and Dino Galvani
Ben Lyon Ben Lyon
Bebe Daniels Lyon Bebe Daniels Lyon
Barbara Lyon Barbara Lyon
Richard Lyon Richard Lyon 


Philip Martell gets his first credit for Hammer with this film. Later on, he succeeded John Hollingsworth and became the Company's chief Musical Director, a position he then held right through to Hammer's last cinema film, "The Lady Vanishes" (1979).

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy - The Hammer Graveyard Collection