A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.
Did You Know?
(At around 30 mins) There is a reference to pounds and guineas. It may be helpful to all that "five guineas" meant, in 1937, five pounds plus five shillings (each guinea being a pound plus one shilling). Thus, the negotiations in that scene in the film were concluded with: "Five pounds" and "five bob for the missus." (A "bob" was the nickname for a shilling) A witty comment it was, in context, notwithstanding that the concept of "the missus" is rather outdated nowadays! Pre-decimal currency remains complicated, even in the UK, in retrospect. See more
The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze
Written by George Leybourne
and Gaston Lyle
Performed by Desmond Tester See more