Look up and laugh

United Kingdom, 1935

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Episode of Series “Forever Ealing”.
Great English songbird Gracie Fields stars as touring variety artist Grace Pearson. Grace expects a happy time at home after a long tour. When she returns, all she meets is doom and gloom. Belfer, the owner of a big store is at war with the local market stallholders, one of whom is Grace’s father. Belfer wants to close the market and extend his shop. Matters become complicated as Belfer’s daughter and Grace’s brother fall in love. At Grace’s suggestion, the market stallholders organise a barricade in order to win the day. Starring Douglas Wakefield, Harry Tate and Vivien Leigh in this classic Ealing production. J.B. Priestly wrote the screenplay.

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Basil Dean

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Ealing Studios



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Forever Ealing

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