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Feather Your Nest (1937)

An employee of a record manufacturing company comes up with a hit song.

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Willie Piper
Polly Ward ...
Mary Taylor
Enid Stamp-Taylor ...
Daphne Randall
Gilbert Russell ...
Rex Randall (as Val Rosing)
Davy Burnaby ...
Sir Martin
Jack Barty ...
Mr. Chester
Clifford Heatherley ...
Randall's Valet
Frederick Burtwell ...
Murgatroyd
Ethel Coleridge ...
Mrs. Taylor
Jimmy Godden ...
Mr. Higgins
Moore Marriott ...
Mr. Jenkins
Syd Crossley ...
Police Constable
Frank Perfitt ...
Studio Manager
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Fortner
The Three Rhythm Sisters ...
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An employee of a record manufacturing company comes up with a hit song.

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19 July 1937 (UK)  »

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It was in this film that George Formby first sang the song that would become a big hit and his trade mark--"Leaning on a Lampost". See more »

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Waiting By The Lamp On The Avenue (Alternative Version Of Leaning On A Lamp Post)
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Written by Noel Gay
Performed by Gilbert Russell
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why is this not available?
3 September 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I cannot understand that this ,alone,of George Formbys films is unavailable and has not been shown on TV.It only gets a showing at the NFT now and again.The fact that it has not reached 5 votes yet speaks volume..This is one of the films that Formby made for Ealing Studios.It is also in my view one of his best because it has a reasonably entertaining story.It starts with George working in a record factory.A crooner sings "Leaning On A Lampost" Crosby style at a recording session.The recording is made on a wax disc which George manages to break.He secretly makes a replacement in his inimitable style.So the comedy arises from the fact that the studio bosses do not know that the change has been made. this film also has a satirical swipe at the jerrybuilding of houses in the 1930s suburban housebuilding boom in London.It is an entertaining film but one which few people have seen for many years. This is now available on DVD as part of the Ealing Rareities series


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