South American George
|South American George|
Swedish theatrical poster
|Directed by||Marcel Varnel|
|Produced by||Ben Henry|
|Written by||Leslie Arliss |
Austin Melford (Additional dialogue)
|Starring||George Formby |
|Music by||Harry Bidgood|
|Edited by||Edward B. Jarvis|
Columbia British Productions
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures Corporation|
|27 December 1941 (UK)|
South American George is a 1941 British, black-and-white, comedy film directed by Marcel Varnel and starring George Formby in a dual role, Linden Travers, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Felix Aylmer, Ronald Shiner as Swifty, Mavis Villiers and Herbert Lomas. It was produced by Columbia (British) Productions.
A press agent hurries to bring in a substitute after a South American opera star flops. A lookalike takes over from the tenor, but chaos ensues when the bogus singer finds himself hunted by paid assassins.
- George Formby as George Butters/Gilli Vanetti
- Linden Travers as Carole Dean
- Enid Stamp-Taylor as Frances Martinique ...
- Jacques Brown as Enrico Richardo
- Felix Aylmer as Mr Appleby
- Ronald Shiner as Swifty
- Alf Goddard as Slappy
- Gus McNaughton as George White
- Mavis Villiers as Mrs Durrant
- Herbert Lomas as Mr Butters
- Cameron Hall as Muriel George
- Eric Clavering as Mr Durrant
- Beatrice Varley as Mrs Butters
- "South American George (1941)". AllMovie. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
- "South American George SOUTH AMERICAN GEORGE (1941)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
- "South American George Trailer, Reviews and Schedule for South American George | TVGuide.com". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
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- South American George at the British Film Institute's Film and TV Database
- South American George on IMDb
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