Sidewalks of London

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1938
  • Running time: 85 min
St. Martin’s Lane is the place where street singers often perform. Busker (Charles Laughton) works a poor girl (Vivien Leigh) into his act and from there guides her to stardom, even though it means sacrificing his love for her. read more
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St. Martin’s Lane is the place where street singers often perform. Busker (Charles Laughton) works a poor girl (Vivien Leigh) into his act and from there guides her to stardom, even though it means sacrificing his love for her. One of Laughton’s best sympathetic portrayals ever.

Original Release

10/18/1938

Cast

Charles Laughton Charles Staggers
Vivien Leigh Liberty aka Libby
Rex Harrison Harley Prentiss
Larry Adler Constantine Dan
Tyrone Guthrie Gentry
Maire O'Neill Mrs. Such
Gus McNaughton Arthur Smith
Polly Ward Frankie
Helen Hayes Selina
David Burns Hackett
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tim Whelan

Writers

Bartlett Cormack, Clemence Dane, Charles Laughton, Erich Pommer, Tim Whelan

Cast

Charles Laughton Charles Staggers
Vivien Leigh Liberty aka Libby
Rex Harrison Harley Prentiss
Larry Adler Constantine Dan
Tyrone Guthrie Gentry
Maire O'Neill Mrs. Such
Gus McNaughton Arthur Smith
Polly Ward Frankie
Helen Hayes Selina
David Burns Hackett
Cyril Smith Black Face
Basil Gill Magistrate
Phyllis Stanley Della
Edward Lexy Mr. Such
Clare Greet Old Maud
Alf Goddard Doggie
Romilly Lunge Jan Duchesi
Ronald Ward Jack Temperley
Carroll Gibbons Himself - Orchestra Leader

Producers

Editors

Robert Hamer, Hugh Stewart

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