Gracie and Laurie are lovers who together form a musical act. Gracie sings and Laurie writes the songs, but when Laurie gets a taste of fame, he runs off after a glamorous actress.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Gracie
Richard Dolman ...
Laurie
Julian Rose ...
Oscar Schultz
Wyn Richmond ...
Miss Joy
Tony De Lungo ...
Delmonico
Betty Shale ...
Hetty Hunt
Viola Compton ...
Sergeant
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Bettina Montahners ...
Bettina
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Gracie and Laurie are lovers who together form a musical act. Gracie sings and Laurie writes the songs, but when Laurie gets a taste of fame, he runs off after a glamorous actress.

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21 November 1932 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Canção do Pecado  »

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This film's earliest documented USA telecast took place in Los Angeles Saturday 10 September 1949 on KTTV (Channel 11). Since it had never been shown theatrically in USA this presentation also marked its USA premiere. See more »

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Looking On the Bright Side
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Written by Howard Flynn
Performed by Gracie Fields
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