Thumbs Up (film)
|Directed by||Joseph Santley|
|Produced by||Albert J. Cohen|
|Written by||Frank Gill Jr.
Henry K. Moritz
Paul Girard Smith
|Music by||Walter Scharf
|Edited by||Thomas Richards|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
|July 5, 1943|
For a publicity stunt to boost her career an American nightclub singer volunteers for a stint in a British munitions factory. She is so impressed by the spirit of her fellow workers that she decides to stay on.
- Brenda Joyce as Louise Latimer
- Richard Fraser as Douglas Heath
- Elsa Lanchester as Emma Finch
- Arthur Margetson as Bert Lawrence
- J. Pat O'Malley as Sam Keats
- Queenie Leonard as Janie Brooke
- Molly Lamont as Welfare Supervisor
- Gertrude Niesen as Herself
- George Byron as Foreman
- Charles Irwin as Ray Irwin - Orchestra Leader
- André Charlot as E.E. Cartwright
The United States Office of War Information strongly approved of the film which they felt showed a more realistic, democratic version of modern Britain than most other Hollywood films of the period.
- Glancy p.127
- Glancy p.206
- Glancy, H. Mark. When Hollywood Loved Britain: The Hollywood 'British' Film 1939-1945. Manchester University Press, 1999.
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