Tread Softly (1952 film)

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Tread Softly
Tread Softly (1952 film).jpg
Directed by David MacDonald
Produced by Vivian Cox
Donald Ginsberg
Written by Gerald Verner
Donald Ginsberg
Vivian Cox
Based on BBC radio serial
& novel
The Show Must Go On by Gerald Verner[1][2]
Starring Frances Day
Patricia Dainton
John Bentley
Music by Ivor Slaney
Cinematography Reginald H. Wyer
Edited by Jean Barker
Production
company
Albany Films
Distributed by Apex Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • December 1952 (1952-12) (UK)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Tread Softly is a 1952 British crime film with music, directed by David MacDonald and starring Frances Day, Patricia Dainton and John Bentley.[3][4] A chorus girl investigates a series of mysterious happenings at a derelict theatre.

It was made at Marylebone Studios. and at the Granville Theatre in Fulham. While made as a second feature it also had aspirations to top the bill in some cinemas.[5]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gifford, Denis (1 April 2016). "British Film Catalogue: Two Volume Set - The Fiction Film/The Non-Fiction Film". Routledge – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ Verner, Gerald (1 January 1950). "The Show Must Go on: The Novel of the B.B.C. Serial Play". Wright & Brown – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ "Tread Softly (1952)". 
  4. ^ Chibnall, Stephen; McFarlane, Brian (23 October 2009). "The British 'B' Film". Palgrave Macmillan – via Google Books. 
  5. ^ Chibnall & McFarlane p.127

Bibliography[edit]

  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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