Not So Quiet on the Western Front (1930)


Not So Quiet on the Western Front is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Leslie Fuller, Mona Goya and Wilfred Temple.

It was made by British International Pictures. Its title is a reference to All Quiet on the Western Front (1930).

The original film (1930) had a sequel, The Road Back (1937), which portrays members of the 2nd Company returning home after the war.

A new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front was released in 1979. Also refer to the 2022 version of the film.


A cook recalls his days in the trenches of World War I.


  • Leslie Fuller – Bill Smith.
  • Mona Goya – Fifi.
  • Wilfred Temple – Bob.
  • Stella Browne – Yvonne.
  • Gladys Cruickshank – Mimi.
  • Gerald Lyle – Private Very.
  • Dmitri Vetter – Private John Willie.
  • Syd Courtenay – Lieutenant.
  • Frank Melroyd – Sergeant.
  • Marjorie Loring – Diane.
  • Nina Olivette – Dancer.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Monty Banks.
  • Producer(s):
  • Writer(s): Syd Courtenay, Lola Harvey, and Victor Kendall.
  • Music: John Reynders (musical director).
  • Cinematography: James R. Rogers.
  • Editor(s):
  • Production: British International Pictures (BIP).
  • Distributor(s): Wardour Films.
  • Release Date: 01 May 1930 (London) and 04 August 1930 (UK general release).
  • Running Time:
  • Country:
  • Language: English.


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