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Squibs (1935)

Squibs, a cockney flowerseller with a father overwhelmed by gambling debts wins through with the help of assorted friends and a romantically inclined policeman

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Amelia "Squibs" Hopkins
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Sam Hopkins
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Constable Charley Lee
Margaret Yarde ...
Mrs. Lee
Morris Harvey ...
Inspector Lee
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Colin Barratt
Drusilla Wills ...
Mrs. Parker
O.B. Clarence ...
Sir John Barratt
Ronald Shiner ...
Bill
Thomas Weguelin ...
Alf
Vivienne Chatterton
William Daunt
Aubrey Fitzgerald
Henryetta Edwards ...
Susan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Honri ...
Child (as Penn Honri)
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Squibs, a cockney flowerseller with a father overwhelmed by gambling debts wins through with the help of assorted friends and a romantically inclined policeman Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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(Visatone Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Remake of Squibs (1921) See more »

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Have You Ever Have The Feeling You're Flying?
Written by Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman and Maurice Sigler
Sung by Betty Balfour and chorus
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Bright musical comedy
20 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

Betty Balfour was supposedly 33 when she made this bright musical comedy with a great cast.Quite frankly she looks more like 45.So it's little surprise that this remake of one of her twenties starring vehicles did not put her back on top.She had previously been third billed to Jessie Matthews who was now the top star.Sadly little remained of her career which spiralled into despair.Not the first nor the last to suffer this fate.There is an excellent supporting cast which includes Stanley Holloway doing one of his monologues.Gordon Harker plays her father.Ronald Shiner in one of his many small roles on the way to stardom.Balfour was clearly a great talent but her time had come and gone.


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