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In the 1930s Hawkins's focus was on the stage. He worked in the companies of [[Sybil Thorndike]], [[John Gielgud]] and [[Basil Dean]].<ref name="new">{{cite news|title=PORTRAIT OF A FILM IDOL: Britain's Jack Hawkins Gives a Self-Effacing Appraisal of Popularity|first=Howard|last=Thompson|newspaper=New York Times |date=4 Apr 1954|page= X5}}</ref> His performances included ''Port Said'' by [[Emlyn Williams]] (1931), ''Below the Surface'' by HL Stoker and LS Hunt (1932), ''Red Triangle'' by Val Gielgud (1932), ''Service'' by CI Anthony, for director [[Basil Dean]] (1933), ''One of Us'' by Frank Howard, ''As You Like It'' by William Shakespeare (1933) and ''Iron Flowers'' by Cecil Lewis (1933, with [[Jessica Tandy]] his wife).
He did start appearing in films, including a number of "[[quota quickies]]" as well as more prestigious productions. His appearances included ''[[Birds of Prey (1930 film)|Birds of Prey]]'' (1930), ''[[The Lodger (1932 film)|The Lodger]]'' (1932) (starring [[Ivor Novello]]), ''[[The Good Companions (1933 film)|The Good Companions]]'' (1933), ''[[The Lost Chord (film)|The Lost Chord]]'' (1933), ''[[I Lived with You]]'' (1933), ''[[The Jewel (1933 film)|The Jewel]]'' (1933), ''[[A Shot in the Dark (1933 film)|A Shot in the Dark]]'' (1933) and ''[[Autumn Crocus (film)|Autumn Crocus]]'' (1934).
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