British Comedy Guide

Two Cities Films

Two Cities Films.

Two Cities Films was a British film production company. Formed in 1937, it was originally envisaged as a production company operating in the two cities of London and Rome which gave the company its name. In the mid-1940s Two Cities became part of the Rank Organisation producing key films such as Odd Man Out (1947), Hamlet (1948), and Vice Versa (1948).

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Film Adam And Evelyne Film
Film One Good Turn. Image shows from L to R: Norman (Norman Wisdom), Iris (Joan Rice). Copyright: ITV. One Good Turn Film Classic comedy starring Norman Wisdom as a hapless caretaker who finds his good intentions leading to disaster.
Film The Chiltern Hundreds. Image shows from L to R: Bessie Sykes (Lana Morris), Tony, Viscount Pym (David Tomlinson), June Farrell (Helen Backlin). Copyright: Two Cities Films. The Chiltern Hundreds Film Comedy of political machinations and romance, based on the hit stage play by William Douglas Home.
Film Trottie True. Trottie True (Jean Kent). Trottie True Film Trottie True, Camden girl and star of the Victorian music hall, finds love across a surprising class divide.
Film Trouble In Store. Norman (Norman Wisdom). Copyright: Two Cities Films. Trouble In Store Film Norman Wisdom is a humble department-store stock clerk with an ambition to become a window dresser.

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