A rich schoolboy is expelled from school when he takes the blame for his friend's theft. When his family rejects him, he moves to Paris where he starts working as a dancer.
He soon becomes a victim of alcoholism and moves to England's colonies for new adventures but some sailors send him back to his rich family hoping for a reward.
When he returns to his homeland, he must face the problem of being accepted by his family once again.
Hitchcock experimented with some dream sequences by shooting them in super-impositions and blurred images.
Made at Gainsborough Studios. Theaterical release wasn't delayed by Woolf (producer) as was the case with prior Hitch films.
Never released on 16mm, video, laser disc or DVD. Very hard to find.
Released in the United States with the title: "When Boys Leave Home."