Tip-Toes (Balfour) is a chorus girl in a garret. She befriends a lonely young boy who dreams of being a writer, while she dreams of being a music-hall star. They agree to meet at midnight in two years' time in their slum tenement to see which of their dreams has come true. Written by
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(1903-1978) was best known as the comic character 'Squibs', in a hugely popular series of films, also directed by 'George Pearson' through the 1920s. She was much in demand as a popular foreign export and worked with leading directors in Germany, Austria and France including Marcel L'Herbier
. She stars in Alfred Hitchcock
's 1928 silent, Champagne
(1928) as a heiress. Reflecting the immense popularity of Balfour's Squibs character among the Dutch audiences, the Dutch release title was "Squibs als Tip-toes; De Koningin van de Music-halls" (Squibs as Tip-Toes; the queen of the music-halls). See more