London Town.

London Town

1946 British comedy film. Stars Sid Field, Petula Clark, Sonnie Hale, Kay Kendall and Greta Gynt.

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London Town

Musical comedy about a comedian awaiting his big break on the London stage

Genre
Film
Released
1946
Starring
Sid Field, Petula Clark, Sonnie Hale, Kay Kendall and Greta Gynt

Jerry, a comedian, has been promised a part in a London show, so he packs up and moves there with his daughter. However, on arriving, he discovers he is merely to play understudy to the chief comedian, Charlie.

He despairs as each night he watches Charlie win the applause from the crowd, until one night he is late and Jerry prepares to take the stage. At the last minute, Charlie arrives and determines that Jerry will never again have the chance to deputise. That is until Jerry's daughter, Peggy, decides to take matters into her own hands.

Production Details

UK certificate
U
Duration
128 minutes
Release date
Monday 30th September 1946
Production company
Also known as
  • My Heart Goes Crazy (US title)

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Monday 1st May 2017 at 7:30am on London Live

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