Life with the Lyons (film)
|Life with the Lyons|
|Directed by||Val Guest|
|Produced by||Michael Carreras
|Written by||Val Guest
|Based on||the radio series by Bebe Daniels
|Music by||Arthur Wilkinson|
|Cinematography||Walter J. Harvey|
|Edited by||Douglas Myers|
|Distributed by||Exclusive Films (UK)
Lippert Pictures (US)
|25 May 1954 (London) (UK)|
|Box office||Over ₤70,000|
Life with the Lyons is a 1954 British comedy film directed by Val Guest and starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon and Richard Lyon. It was a spin-off from the radio series Life with the Lyons, and the screenplay was based on previous episodes from the show. The Lyon family attempt to acquire a new house in Marble Arch. It was followed in 1955 by The Lyons in Paris. The Lyons' contract called for them to receive a percentage of the film's profits. After the film's successful release, the Lyons began a long-running, BBC television series, also titled Life with the Lyons. The film was made at Southall Studios.
- Bebe Daniels ... Bebe Lyon
- Ben Lyon ... Ben Lyon
- Richard Lyon ... Richard Lyon
- Barbara Lyon ... Barbara Lyon
- Hugh Morton ... Mr. Hemingway
- Horace Percival ... Mr. Wimple
- Molly Weir ... Aggie
- Doris Rogers ... Florrie Wainwright
- Gwen Lewis ... Mrs. Wimple
- Arthur Hill ... Slim Cassidy
- Belinda Lee ... Violet Hemingway
Britmovie called it "a cheap but cheerful romp."
- "Mute role for actor's return.". The Mail. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 8 May 1954. p. 8 Supplement: SUNDAY MAGAZINE. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
- Tom Johnson and Deborah Del Vecchio, Hammer Films: An Exhaustive Filmography, McFarland, 1996 p93
- "Life with the Lyons". BFI.
- "Life with the Lyons (1956) – Notes – TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies.
- "Life with the Lyons".
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