Double bill of 1930s British comedies. 'The Mysterious Mr Davis' (1939),directed by Claude Autant-Lara,follows the fortunes - and often misfortunes - of a businessman in financial trouble. In a desperate attempt to wriggle his way out of the situation,Julian Roscoe (Henry Kendall),invents a business partner. Will the scheme work or will he simply end up in even deeper water? Kathleen Kelly,Morris Harvey and Alastair Sim co-star. 'The Lad' (1935),directed by Henry Edwards,stars Gordon Harker as a criminal who decides to try and go straight. Bill Shane (Harker) has made a living as an opportunistic petty thief. When he arrives at a remote estate and is mistaken by its owners for a private detective and offered money not to delve into their affairs,it seems like the kind of coincidence on which his criminal instincts would thrive. Instead,he decides to try and make a fresh start,but can a leopard change its spots?