Will Hay plays Dr. Benjamin Twist, a man whose ambitions outstrip his abilities. Twist is a porter on an ocean liner bound for America who, through convoluted plot twists, finds himself masquerading as a professor. Teaming up with a gangster stowaway (Edgar Kennedy), Twist finds himself embroiled in a kidnap plot on the far side […]
Windbag the Sailor - 1936
Captain Ben Cutlet (Will Hay) likes to spin yarns about all of his false seafaring adventures. One day his false past comes to bite him as he is bluffed into captaining the Rob Roy at sea, the Rob Roy being barely sea worthy and doomed to be wrecked by a crafty shipping agent.
Oh, Mr. Porter! - 1937
An under performing railway worker becomes the stationmaster at a sleepy unknown Irish town, thanks to the help of a relative. He still desires to put some life into the place, but instead falls in with a crowd criminals. This is considered one of the best Will Hay movies.
Boys Will Be Boys - 1935
Will Hay plays his first roll as his well known school teacher personality playing Dr. Alec Smart who works in a prison and applies to be headmaster at a public school.
Where There’s A Will - 1936
Will Hay plays a seedy and money-less Benjamin Stubbins, who accidentally falls in with a group of thieves bent on robbing a bank that resides under Benjamin’s office, and the thieves think Benjamin can help.