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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Credits

producer/director

Basil Dean

production company

ATP

Ealing Studios

Duration

01:12:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1935

Appears in

Forever Ealing

Group of items

Forever Ealing

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

306559

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q12125820

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