British Comedy Guide

Associated Talking Pictures

Associated Talking Pictures is a production company and distribution company involved in British comedy, founded in 1933 and closed in 1938.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Film Feather Your Nest. Image shows from L to R: Willie Piper (George Formby), Mary Taylor (Polly Ward). Copyright: Associated Talking Pictures. Feather Your Nest Film Romantic comedy following an assistant at a record factory who needs just a small rise to afford to marry his fiancée.
Film I See Ice!. Image shows from L to R: Detective (Frederick Burtwell), George Bright (George Formby). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL. I See Ice! Film Photographer George Bright falls for an ice dancer, but finds himself unknowingly caught in a newspaper rivalry.
Film Keep Fit. Image shows from L to R: Joan Allen (Kay Walsh), George Green (George Formby). Keep Fit Film Comedy following a romantic rivalry that gets caught up between two warring newspapers' health drive.
Film Keep Your Seats, Please!. George Withers (George Formby). Copyright: Associated Talking Pictures. Keep Your Seats, Please! Film A large inheritance is secreted in one of a set of chairs: when they are separated for auction, intended recipient George Withers embarks on a hunt to find the valuable one.
Film Love, Life & Laughter. Nellie (Gracie Fields). Love, Life & Laughter Film
Film Penny Paradise. Image shows from L to R: Captain Joe Higgins (Edmund Gwenn), Pat (Jimmy O'Dea). Copyright: Associated Talking Pictures. Penny Paradise Film Poorly paid tug captain Joe Higgins gets quite a boost when his predictions up in the football pools, but not all is quite as it seems.
Film Sing As We Go!. Gracie (Gracie Fields). Copyright: Associated Talking Pictures. Sing As We Go! Film
Film Trouble Brewing. George Gullip (George Formby). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL / Ealing Studios. Trouble Brewing Film An eager newspaper worker goes undercover to expose a gang of counterfeiters.
Film It's In The Air. George Brown (George Formby). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL. It's In The Air Film George causes no end of havoc at an RAF airbase when he attempts to do a good deed and is mistaken for an airman.

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Distributed films

Year Title
1934 Love, Life & Laughter
1934 Sing As We Go!
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