Variety Jubilee

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  • Genre(s): Musical
  • Release year: 1943
  • Running time: 92 min
1940s British musical drama following vaudeville stars Kit Burns (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swan (Reginald Purdell) and the decline of the music hall. With the outbreak of the First World War, Kit and Joe's successful theatre deteriorates considerably. read more
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1940s British musical drama following vaudeville stars Kit Burns (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swan (Reginald Purdell) and the decline of the music hall. With the outbreak of the First World War, Kit and Joe's successful theatre deteriorates considerably. When Kit's son is killed in action the situation looks even more grim but his grandson decides to repair the music hall and keeps it running until he is called to fight in World War II.

Original Release

06/14/1943

Cast

Reginald Purdell Joe Swan
Ellis Irving Kit Burns
Lesley Brook Evelyn Vincent
Betty Warren Florrie Forde
George Merritt Music Hall Chairman
Arthur Hambling Commissionaire
Pat McGrath Kit Burns Jnr.
Louis Bradfield Chris Burns
George Robey Himself
Charles Coborn Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Maclean Rogers

Writers

Kathleen Butler, Mabel Constanduros

Cast

Reginald Purdell Joe Swan
Ellis Irving Kit Burns
Lesley Brook Evelyn Vincent
Betty Warren Florrie Forde
George Merritt Music Hall Chairman
Arthur Hambling Commissionaire
Pat McGrath Kit Burns Jnr.
Louis Bradfield Chris Burns
George Robey Himself
Charles Coborn Himself
Ella Retford Herself
Marie Lloyd Herself (as Marie Lloyd Jnr.)
Charles Shadwell Himself
Joan Winters Herself
Ganjou Brothers & Juanita Themselves (as Ganjou Bros. & Juanita)
Wilson Keppel and Betty Themselves (as Wilson Keppel & Betty)
Nat Ayer Himself (as Nat D. Ayer)
Slim Rhyder Himself
Tessa Deane Herself
Tom E. Finglass Eugene Stratton

Producers

F.W. Baker Producer

Editors

Charles Knott

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