George Trotter (George Formby) leaves his home in Manchester and his job in the cotton mills to travel down to London. George has ambitions of being a famous entertainer, but first needs a place to stay. He books into the cheap Ma Tubb's Select Boarding House which is full of other entertainers in search of fame and fortune. However, when an Australian acrobat is murdered it is the newcomer George who gets the blame. Can George clear his name and launch his career in show business?Written by
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The fact that there at least 5 writers on this, George's penultimate film,shows that they were running out of ideas.Some of the set piece scenes,such as that with psychoanalyst, and that with the murderer.These are laugh free zones.This type of film simply didn't suit George.By the way Caryl and Munday were music hall artists who featured at the Lonion Palladium in the first Crazy Week which eventually became the Crazy Gang.
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