Berkeley Square (1933)

Berkeley Square

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Movie Info

In this film, Leslie Howard stars as a modern-day London scientist, who is romantically fascinated by the 18th century. A freak accident propels Howard back to 1784, where he assumes the identity of one of his own ancestors.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: John L. Balderston, Sonya Levien
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Cast


as Peter Standish

as Helen Pettigrew

as Kate Pettigrew

as Lady Ann Pettigrew

as Mrs. Barwick

as Tom Pettigrew

as Duchess of Devonshir...

as Major Clinton

as Innkeeper

as Duchess of Devonshir...

as Marjorie Frant

as Mr. Throstle

as The American Ambassa...

as Sir Joshua Reynolds

as Lord Stanley

as Innkeeper
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Critic Reviews for Berkeley Square

All Critics (2)

Has a time travel theme. This was the first of many such films.

Full Review… | March 24, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Leslie Howard received his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for this time-travel romantic fantasy.

Full Review… | June 11, 2012
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Audience Reviews for Berkeley Square

A tremendously creative film featuring a mystical time traveling by Leslie Howard's character as he ventures to the period that he finds himself drawn to. Apparently the film was lost for a number of decades and I am tremendously happy that it has re-emerged.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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A hard to find early sci-fi film about a man who time travels back to the 1700s and pretends to be one of his ancestors. You can say that this is the granddaddy of time travel flicks. There are some interesting topics of changing ones future by affecting the past. Leslie Howard is wonderful as a man who is seen by the others in the 1700s as a strange talking man who doesn't fit in their period. If you can find this lost gem, it's worth a watch.

Grade: B

Leslie Howard received his first Best Actor Oscar nomination for this time-travel romantic fantasy. good pre-code talkie

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