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Miss London Ltd. (1943)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical | 14 June 1943 (UK)
Terry Arden (Evelyn Dall) travels to England to take over her half of her late fathers dating service run by Arthur Bowman (Arthur Askey). An enjoyable musical comedy.

Director:

Val Guest

Writers:

Marriott Edgar (original story), Val Guest (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Arthur Askey ... Arthur Bowman
Evelyn Dall Evelyn Dall ... Terry Arden
Anne Shelton ... Gail Martin
Peter Graves ... Capt. Rory O'Moore
Jack Train Jack Train ... Joe Nelson
Max Bacon Max Bacon ... Romero
Jean Kent ... The Encyclopedia Girl
Richard Hearne Richard Hearne ... Commodore Joshua Wellington
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Terry Arden (Evelyn Dall) travels to England to take over her half of her late fathers dating service run by Arthur Bowman (Arthur Askey). An enjoyable musical comedy.

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Comedy | Musical

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Trivia

References to Abbot and Costello, Jack Benny and Rochester, The Marx Brothers and Jessie Mathews are made. See more »

Connections

References I Cover the Waterfront (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Only Me
(uncredited)
Words and Music by Val Guest and Manning Sherwin
Sung by Arthur Askey
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Sexy and funny classic.
4 November 2003 | by jgrayson_auSee all my reviews

I was born in the wrong century. Watching this movie is like flipping through a FHM 100 sexiest models. OK enough about the girls, what's the movie like.

Quite funny, actually.

The man male lead, Arthur Bowman (Arthur Askey) has to save his escort business. Arthur's humor is greatly inspired from Groucho Marx and word play. Many excellent quick wit remarks, that if you blink you'll miss, such as:

Terry: He's a wealthy bachelor. Arthur: That's why he's wealthy.

And my favorite, when Arthur attempts to propose: Arthur: Oh, I wish I was Clark Gable for 15 minutes Terry: Why, so you could boast about it for the rest of your life? Arthur: No, so you could.

Perve, comedy, singing. That's right it is still a musical, but some of the songs themselves are quite funny. Terry (Evelyne Dall, a beauty) sings "Cool, Calm, and Collect" about taking money (the collect in the title) from older gentlemen visiting the escort business that just want to jive.

All round very cool.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1943 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss London Limited See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gainsborough Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (BAF Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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