February 27, 2017


Aunt Sally – 1933 | 84 mins | Comedy | B&W

Plot Synopsis

Aunt Sally

Boisterous musical-comedy with Cicely Courtneidge well to the fore as Sally, an aspiring cabaret artist, who by posing as a French ‘star’ Zaza, wangles her way into a job at Chicago-born impresario Mike Kelly’s nightclub. On the opening night, Sally is kidnapped by American gangsters who are associates of Kelly (Sam Hardy), intent on blackmailing him and taking over his club.

Production Team

Tim Whelan: Director
Alex Vetchinsky: Art Direction
Charles Van Enger: Cinematography
Gordon Conway: Costume Design
Derek N Twist: Editing
Harry M Woods: Original Music
Michael Balcon: Producer
AR Rawlinson: Script
Austin Melford: Script
Guy Bolton: Script
Tim Whelan: Script
H Hand: Sound Department


Cicely Courtneidge: Sally Bird and Mademoiselle
Sam Hardy: Michael \’King\’ Kelly
Phyllis Clare: Queenie Mills
Billy Milton: Billy
Hartley Power: \’Gloves\’ Clark
Ben Welden: Casino
Enrico Naldi: Little Joe
Ann Hope: Joan

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