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The Jessie Matthews Revue: Friday the Thirteenth/First a Girl

£7.99

Barcode: 5027626428549

  • Format: DVD
  • Studio: Network
  • Certification: U
  • Category: Classic
  • Released: 6th April 2015

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  • Description

    Double bill of films starring Jessie Matthews. In 'Friday the Thirteenth' (1933) it proves to be an unlucky day indeed for the passengers of a bus which swerves to avoid a crane struck by lightning. In the ensuing crash, two people die. The story then flashes back 24 hours to provide portaits of all those travelling on the bus. In 'First a Girl' (1935), Elizabeth (Matthews) delivers dresses for a dressmaker and while on an errand to a local theatre, she meets a female impersonator with laryngitis. He persuades her to take his place in a show, in which Elizabeth is an instant hit. Swept away on a tour of Europe, she is forced to maintain the pretence that she is a man.
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    Actors Ralph Richardson, Edmund Gwenn, Anna Lee, Martita Hunt, Alfred Drayton, Griffith Jones, Sonnie Hale, Gordon Harker, Jessie Matthews, Cyril Smith, Eliot Makeham, Robertson Hare, Ursula Jeans, Frank Lawton, Mary Jerrold, Constance Godridge, Eddie Gray, Donald Stewart, Max Miller, Leonora Corbett, Belle Chrystal
    Directed by Victor Saville
    Additional info Language(s): English, Interactive Menu
    No. of discs 1 disc(s)
    Duration 174 mins
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