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Sidewalks of London (18-Oct-1938)

Director: Tim Whelan

Writer: Clemence Dane

Music: Arthur Johnston

Producer: Erich Pommer

Keywords: Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Larry Adler
Musician
10-Feb-1914 6-Aug-2001 Mouth organ virtuoso
Tyrone Guthrie
Theater Director
2-Jul-1900 15-May-1971 Influential Anglo-Irish theatre director
Rex Harrison
Actor
5-Mar-1908 2-Jun-1990 My Fair Lady
Charles Laughton
Actor
1-Jul-1899 15-Dec-1962 Island of Lost Souls
Vivien Leigh
Actor
5-Nov-1913 8-Jul-1967 Gone With The Wind

CAST

Charles Laughton   ...   Charles Saggers
with
Vivien Leigh   ...   Libby
Rex Harrison   ...   Harley Prentiss
Larry Adler   ...   Constantine
Tyrone Guthrie   ...   Gentry
Maire O'Neill   ...   Mrs. Such
Gus McNaughton   ...   Arthur Smith
Polly Ward   ...   Frankie
Basil Gill   ...   Magistrate
Helen Haye   ...   Lady Selena
David Burns   ...   Hackett
Phyllis Stanley   ...   Della Fordingbridge
Edward Lexy   ...   Mr. Such
Clare Greet   ...   Old Maud
Alf Goddard   ...   Doggie
Cyril Smith   ...   Blackface
Romilly Lunge   ...   Jan Duchesi
Ronald Ward   ...   Jack Temperley
Carroll Gibbons   ...   Himself
and His Orchestra   ...   Themselves
The Luna Boys   ...   Themselves

REVIEWS

Review by John Levin (posted on 20-Sep-2007)

This film must have meant a lot to Charles Laughton. He co-produced it with Erich Pommer in 1938 after starring in an impressive string of roles in America. He plays a street musician named Charles who happens to be 39 years of age as was Laughton at the time. His character is a man who isn't quite good enough as an artist and as a man. As a foretaste to his Quasimodo the following year, one can only guess what personal demons Mr Laughton was trying to exorcise. I DO like the character he portrays and I think this is worth a look.


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