Silent-era idols John Stuart and Mabel Poulton share a bill with Hollywood star Elissa Landi in this early British crime thriller written by Frank Launder and Miles Malleson. Shot at Elstree Studios in the summer of 1930 as a bilingual production, only the English language version of Children of Chance remains. Though the quality of both sound and vision is variable in places, this is a brand-new transfer from the longest existing film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.A casual date at a high class hotel leads Binnie, an aspiring showgirl, to be... mistaken for model and actress Lia de Marita landing her an audition for the producer a new musical stage show. Marvelling at her good fortune, what Binnie doesn't know is that Lia is also the wife of a notorious jewel thief and that she's already fled the country in possession of a valuable, ill-gotten necklace!SPECIAL FEATURE: Image Gallery [show more]
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Alexander Esway directs this drama starring Elissa Landi as Binnie, an aspiring actress. While dining at a fancy hotel one night Binnie is mistaken for Lia Monta (also Landi), a famous actress, and is offered an audition for a new musical. Binnie jumps at the chance and makes efforts to maintain the pretence. However, unbeknownst to Binnie, Lia is the wife of an infamous jewel thief and has currently fled the country after being involved in the theft of a valuable necklace.