Aunt Sally (film)

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Aunt Sally
Directed by Tim Whelan
Produced by Michael Balcon
Written by Guy Bolton
Austin Melford
A.R. Rawlinson
Tim Whelan
Starring Cicely Courtneidge
Sam Hardy
Phyllis Clare
Hartley Power
Music by Harry M. Woods
Cinematography Charles Van Enger
Edited by Derek N. Twist
Distributed by Gaumont British Distributors
Release dates December 1933
Running time 84 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Aunt Sally is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Cicely Courtneidge, Sam Hardy and Phyllis Clare. The film was made by Gainsborough Pictures at their Islington Studios.[1]


An American impresario trying to set up his new show in London tries to fend off an enthusiastic English performer's attempts to get in his show. She eventually tricks him into giving her the lead part by disguising herself as a French star.


  • Cicely Courtneidge as Sally Bird / Mademoiselle Zaza
  • Sam Hardy as Michael 'King' Kelly
  • Phyllis Clare as Queenie Mills
  • Billy Milton as Billy
  • Hartley Power as 'Gloves' Clark
  • Ben Welden as Casino
  • Enrico Naldi as Little Joe
  • Ann Hope as Joan
  • Ivor McLaren as Madison
  • Rex Evans as Percy
  • Tubby Cipin as Tubby
  • Leslie Holmes as Night Club Singer
  • Debroy Somers as Bandleader
  • The Three Admirals as Night Club Act
  • Carlyle Cousins as Night Club Act


  1. ^ Cook p.184


  • Cook, Pam. Gainsborough Pictures. Cassell, 1997.

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