Over the Moon

Over the Moon

85 mins | Comedy | Oct. 12, 1939

Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. In love with local doctor Freddie Jarvis, she suggests they marry, but almost at once finds she has inherited eighteen million pounds. He makes it clear he wants nothing to do with the money and what it can buy, and Jane sets off alone on a spree pursued by two ardent suitors. Jarvis finds he has gained notoriety for turning down such a catch and his plans for ernest research are soon compromised.

Over the Moon

85 mins | Comedy | Oct. 12, 1939

Over the Moon
Young Jane Benson just about manages to make ends meet running the large family house in Yorkshire. In love with local doctor Freddie Jarvis, she suggests they marry, but almost at once finds she has inherited eighteen million pounds. He makes it clear he wants nothing to do with the money and what it can buy, and Jane sets off alone on a spree pursued by two ardent suitors. Jarvis finds he has gained notoriety for turning down such a catch and his plans for ernest research are soon compromised.
IMDb rating 5.6
Producers London Film Productions
Original title Over the Moon
Directors Thornton Freeland
Writers Robert E. Sherwood, Alec Coppel, Lajos Biró, Anthony Pélissier

Cast

Merle Oberon

as Jane Benson

Rex Harrison

as Dr. Freddie Jarvis

Ursula Jeans

as Millie

Robert Douglas

as John Flight

Louis Borel

as Pietro

Zena Dare

as Julie

Peter Haddon

as Lord Petcliffe

David Tree

as Journalist

Elisabeth Welch

as Cabaret Singer

Carl Jaffe

as Michel

Herbert Lomas

as Ladbrooke

Wilfred Shine

as Frude

Gerald Nodin

as Cartwright

Bruce Winston

as Director of Clinic

Evelyn Ankers

as Sanitarium Patient (uncredited)

Frank Atkinson

as Reporter (uncredited)

Allan Brett

as Reporter (uncredited)

Meriel Forbes

as Miss Fortescue (uncredited)

Lewis Gilbert

as Minor Role (uncredited)

Ethel Griffies

as Miss Bates - the Governess (uncredited)

Wilfrid Hyde-White

as Dwight - Sanitarium Spokesman (uncredited)

Bill Shine

as Minor Role (uncredited)