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I Thank You (1941)

Approved | | Comedy | 20 October 1941 (UK)
Struggling entertainers who are trying to put on a show pose as servants to wealthy woman in hopes of raising the money.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Arthur
Richard Murdoch ...
Stinker
Lily Morris ...
Lady Randall
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Pop Bennett
Graham Moffatt ...
Charlie Forsythe ...
Himself (as Forsythe)
Addie Seamon ...
Herself (as Seamon)
Eleanor Farrell ...
Herself (as Farrell)
Kathleen Harrison ...
Cook
Issy Bonn ...
Himself
Wally Patch ...
Bill The Fireman
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Henry Potter
Peter Gawthorne ...
Dr. Pope
Cameron Hall ...
Lomas
Phyllis Morris ...
Miss Pizer
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Struggling entertainers who are trying to put on a show pose as servants to wealthy woman in hopes of raising the money.

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Considered by Arthur Askey to be the "stinker" of his film career. See more »

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Referenced in Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) See more »

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Waiting At The Church
Written by Fred W. Leigh and Henry E. Pether
Performed by Lily Morris
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Vaudeville Fun
25 January 2014 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

If you ever wondered what British music hall or American vaudeville was all about, this is a pretty good representation of the styles of humor and performance from those circles. The plot is so old, it creaks; jokes are corny and people break into song all the time, but everyone is so committed to what they're doing, you're completely entertained. You'll remember Arthur Askey's delivery of the line "I thank you" for a long time.

The vaudeville team of Forsythe, Seamon & Farrell get some nice showcasing here. While Charles Forsythe and Eleanor Farrell can sing and deliver a punchline, Addie Seamon plays "Peaches", a Gracie Allen ditz who can dance up a storm. You won't forget her.

Great fun for a Saturday afternoon.


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