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Comedy | Musical | Romance
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Film musical taken from JB Priestley's novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.

Director: Victor Saville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, John Gielgud
Sailing Along (1938)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
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Kay, who works on a Thames River barge, and Steve are secretly in love with each other but do their best to hide it. Kay wants desperately to be a music-hall star and Steve wants to be a ... See full summary »

Director: Sonnie Hale
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Jack Whiting
Climbing High (1938)
Comedy
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Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison
Evergreen (1934)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
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Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Betty Balfour
Drama
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A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.

Director: Nicholas Ray
Stars: James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau
War Arrow (1953)
War | Western
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Major Howell Brady arrives in Indian Territory in hopes of recruiting peaceful, relocated Seminoles to help the army fight rampaging Kiowas.

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Jeff Chandler, John McIntire
Certificate: Passed Music | Romance
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Director: David Burton
Stars: Edmund Lowe, Ann Sothern, Miriam Jordan
Musical
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Director: Sonnie Hale
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Louis Borel, Robert Flemyng
Comedy | Drama
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It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred windscreen as his vehicle sails down an empty road.... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Muriel Aked
Gangway (1937)
Musical
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Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.

Director: Sonnie Hale
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Nat Pendleton
Hold My Hand (1938)
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Director: Thornton Freeland
Stars: Stanley Lupino, Fred Emney, Barbara Blair
Comedy | Romance
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Vienna 1905: After a carnival party the famous painter Heidenick draws his otherwise engaged girlfriend Anita Helfer with very few clothes on, only blurs her face. The image makes it into ... See full summary »

Director: Willi Forst
Stars: Paula Wessely, Anton Walbrook, Peter Petersen
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Leslie Farrar
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Fergus Wimbush
Frederick Kerr ...
Bunston
Ben Field ...
Jonathan
Margaret Yarde ...
Mrs. Hubbard
Kathleen Harrison ...
Martha
George Turner ...
Povey
Herbert Lomas ...
Jake
Laurence Hanray ...
Duncan
Kenneth Kove ...
Vicar
Sybil Grove ...
Vicar's Wife
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Percy Parsons ...
Hogbin
Bill Shine ...
Butcher's Delivery Boy (as Billy Shine)
George Zucco ...
Squire
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A joyously exciting romance of a legacy with a 'catch' in it!

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a glimpse of life in 1933
5 October 2003 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

A fairly simple and predictable love story vehicle for Jessie Matthews. I found it watchable as a slice of life in 1933. What it might have been like living in a village where everybody knew each others business and rumors spread like wild fire. I liked seeing a village parade complete with brass bands and floats. It was interesting to see manual phone exchanges with switch board operators connecting overseas calls and cars starting to gain a foothold. A bit of visual history with an agreeable story line.


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