[78-L] George Formby Recording studio film
dlennick at sympatico.ca
Sun Apr 17 09:17:09 PDT 2011
There was a time when Formby's films turned up regularly on late night CBC, a
long time ago. I saw "It's In the Air" in a small screening room that I found
because a chalkboard sign advertised it on College Street in Toronto.
On 4/17/2011 11:44 AM, Steve Ramm wrote:
> I realized it is FEATHER YOUR NEST. It also includes his "Leaning on the Lampost". I HIGHLY recommednd this film.
> Quote from a post I found on the Internet:
> It starts with George working in a record factory.A crooner sings "Leaning On A Lampost" Crosby style at a recording session.The recording is made on a wax disc which George manages to break.He secretly makes a replacement in his inimitable style.So the comedy arises from the fact that the studio bosses do not know that the change has been made. this film also has a satirical swipe at the jerrybuilding of houses in the 1930s suburban housebuilding boom in London.It is an entertaining film but one which few people have seen for many years.
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