Take My Tip
|Take My Tip|
|Directed by||Herbert Mason|
|Produced by||Michael Balcon|
|Written by||Francis de Croisset (play) |
|Starring||Jack Hulbert |
|Music by||Bretton Byrd|
|Edited by||Charles Saunders|
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
Take My Tip is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by Herbert Mason (who stage managed some musical revues in the past), produced by Michael Balcon and starring Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Harold Huth and Frank Cellier.
It was made at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by art director Ernö Metzner. Songs featured include I Was Anything but Sentimental and I'm Like a Little Birdie out of My Cage.
- Jack Hulbert as Lord George Pilkington
- Cicely Courtneidge as Lady Hattie Pilkington
- Harold Huth as Buchan
- Frank Cellier as Paradine
- Frank Pettingell as Willis
- Philip Buchel as Dancing guest
- Eliot Makeham as Digworthy
- H.F. Maltby as Patchett
- Paul Sheridan as Clerk in Hotel
- Robb Wilton as Foreman
Britmovie called the film a "hilarious rapid-fire musical farce."
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- Sandra Brennan. "Take My Tip (1937) - Herbert Mason - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
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- Sutton, David R. A chorus of raspberries: British film comedy 1929-1939. University of Exeter Press, 2000.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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