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The film is based loosely on the life of the Irish Tenor, Josef Locke (1917-1999). The film's exposition begins in Liverpool's Irish community... See full synopsis »
There's definitely magic in the air
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was a real Irish tenor who enjoyed great success after the Second World War, to the extent that, in 1948, he was earning approximately £2,000 a week. Then in the 1950s the tax-man became interested in his earnings and Locke subsequently disappeared. Around about the same time, a new singer of similar build and vocal style called Mr X started appearing in clubs and everyone started to believe that this was in fact Locke under a new guise. Among those who were particularly convinced were the legions of women whom Locke had reputedly slept with, as the man had an enviable reputation as a lady-killer. See more
You're drivin' like a madman.
You think this is bad? You should see me when I'm on me own!
Sure I'd hate to be with you when you're on your own.
Count Your Blessings
Written by Edith Temple (as Temple) (pseudonym of Joseph Murrells
and Reginald Morgan (as Morgan) See more