January 2, 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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