Title ID 5030Collection ID694
TitleRoom 17
Date[ca. 1930s]
CollectionBognor Regis Film Society
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubFictionCrime/Detective
ThemeCine Club Film-making
KeywordsBuildings Interiors Performing Arts
LocalBognor Regis
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionBognor Regis Film Society
CameraBarry Hart
DirectorH.S. Guermonprez; VI. Sinnott
WriterAdapted for the screen by BRFS from the story by Beryl Blythe.
LightingC. Start
CastRobin Ayres: Richard Ferguson; Barbara Morrison: Mrs Ferguson; John Ayres: Malcolm Rogers; Bernard Howard & Joan Howard: Mr & Mrs Crosby Williams; Anthony Barton & Gay Heale: Dr and Mrs Newlywed; F.D. Allison; Norma Bateman; Vera Bateman; Lena Cornish; D. Brooker; Daphne Heale; Dolly Newport; M. Morrison; Mary Parfrement; D.R. Ritchie; Dorothy Sharpe; Betty Woolcocks; Stanley Burgess and his Band.
Other creditsCosmetique: V. Bateman
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration26min. 58sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This fictional film was produced by the Bognor Regis Film Society in the 1930s. Set in a fictional hotel near Goodwood, a thief persuades his wife to help him steal some pearls belonging to a wealthy guest. However, the plot goes wrong when his wife falls in love with another guest and refuses to take part in her husband’s plan.