Charley Moon

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Charley Moon
Charley Moon Movie Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster (UK)
Directed by Guy Hamilton
Produced by Leslie Bricusse
John Cresswell
Written by Reginald Arkell (novel)
Starring Max Bygraves
Dennis Price
Michael Medwin
Shirley Eaton
Music by Francis Chagrin
Release date
  • 1956 (1956)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Box office £159,641 (UK)[1]

Charley Moon is a 1956 British film directed by Guy Hamilton. It stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price and Shirley Eaton.[2] The film is based on Reginald Arkell's backstage novel of the same name. Filmed at Pinewood Studios and on location in Upton Grey and Greywell Hampshire

Plot summary[edit]

Charley Moon (Max Bygraves) is a small-time music-hall performer, who with a few lucky breaks manages to make it big on the stage in London. Initially successful, Moon soon finds himself back where he started.



  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p509
  2. ^ Charley Moon on IMDb