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Trouble Brewing (1939)

 -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  March 1939 (UK)
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George has won a lot of money at the races but he's paid with counterfeit money. He sets about tracking down the criminals himself.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George Formby ...
George Gullip
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Mary Brown
Gus McNaughton ...
Bill Pike
Garry Marsh ...
A.G. Brady
C. Denier Warren ...
Major Hopkins
Beatrix Fielden-Kaye ...
Housekeeper
Joss Ambler ...
Lord Redhill
Ronald Shiner ...
Bridgewater
Martita Hunt ...
Mme Berdi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Esma Cannon ...
Maid
Basil Radford ...
Guest at Madame Berdi's
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George has won a lot of money at the races but he's paid with counterfeit money. He sets about tracking down the criminals himself.

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A song originally scheduled for the film 'I Wonder Who's Under Her Balcony Now?' was cut by director Anthony Kimmins who was worried it might cause offence. One verse went - 'Will he kiss her under the nose or underneath the archway where her sweet william grows? If he's fresh and gets too free I hope a bulldog bites him in the place it bit me... I hope he catches the lot when she empties out her old geranium pot. See more »

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You Can't Swing a Love Song
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Written by Desmond O'Connor and Gaby Rogers
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Quite a good movie
6 June 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I strongly disagree with the previous comment. Firstly, the 3 songs are top notch - "Horoscope", "Hitting the Highspots Now", and the classic "Fanlight Fanny" - all fantastic George Formby tracks. The movie is quite entertaining with many funny moments. Gus McNaughton is almost a joint star with George in this film, as together they both try to uncover the counterfeiters after their racing winnings have been switched for "slush" money. It turns into quite a farce, and becomes quite compelling (the things that these guys go through uncover the criminals are brilliantly far fetched). I recommend this film to anyone who likes George Formby, you won't be disappointed.


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