Grumpy, a retired London criminal lawyer who lives on his country estate with his granddaughter, Virginia, is a witty and lovable, though temperamental, old man. Jarvis, one of Virginia’s recent acquaintances, is their houseguest when Ernest Heron, Virginia’s sweetheart, returns from South Africa as the secret bearer of a valuable diamond. That night, Ernest is attacked in the library and the diamond is stolen, the only clue being a camellia placed in his hand.
Director: George Cukor & Cyril Gardner.
Stars: Cyril Maude, Phillips Holmes, Frances Dade, Paul Lukas, Halliwell Hobbes, Paul Cavanagh, Doris Luray, Olaf Hytten, Robert Bolder, Colin Kenny.
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