Elizabeth, a delivery girl, dreams of being a music-hall singer but she is refused at the first casting she takes part in. Read More »
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An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show. He causes mayhem in the studio and the publicity attracts the attention of an agent who thinks he can help.
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Friday the Thirteenth (1933) Victor Saville, Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Muriel Aked, Comedy, Drama
It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred windscreen as his vehicle sails down an empty road. Suddenly, lightning strikes, and a vast crane above topples into the path of the oncoming bus… Then Big Ben begins to wind backwards. Time recedes. And we discover the lives of all the passengers and the events that brought them to that late-night bus journey, from the con-man with a hundred-pound cheque to the businessman’s distraught and elderly wife. Time flows on, inevitably, to the crash – and past it, as some live and some die.
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