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H.F. Maltby (Henry Francis Maltby)

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Biography

Ceres, South Africa
Henry Francis Maltby was a South African-born playwright, theatre actor and director. A former bank clerk, he performed on stage from as early as 1899, later treading the boards of London's West End after military service in World War I. In addition to writing or adapting works for musical theatre, he also authored some 50 plays (primarily light comedies and satires), some of which were later filmed: Profit and the Loss (1917), The Rotters (1921), Just My Luck (1933), among others). Read more...

Actor

Character: Mr. Bullamy

Those Were the Days 1934

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Character: John Rigby

O-Kay for Sound 1940

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Character: Colonel Sheepshanks

Under Your Hat 1940

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Character: Col. Tyldesley

Somewhere in Civvies 1943

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Character: Mr. Portal

A Canterbury Tale 1944

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Writing