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Home Sweet Home (1945)

Frank's wife has quads, his lodger is in love with her boss's son. She runs away to be a nightclub singer. Frank and his friends rescue her from the clutches of the lounge lizard nightclub owner.

Director:

John E. Blakeley

Writers:

Arthur Mertz (story & scenario) (as Roney Parsons), John E. Blakeley (story & scenario) (as Anthony Toner) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Frank Randle Frank Randle ... Self
Nicolette Roeg Nicolette Roeg ... Jacqueline Chantry
Anthony Pendrell Anthony Pendrell ... Eric Wright (as Tony Pendrell)
H.F. Maltby H.F. Maltby ... Col. Wright
Hilda Bayley Hilda Bayley ... Mrs Wright
Cecil Fredericks Cecil Fredericks ... Webster
Stan Little Stan Little ... Young Herbert
Donovan & Byl Donovan & Byl ... Col. Wright's Employees
Arnley & Gloria Arnley & Gloria ... Col. Wright's Employees
Bunty Meadows Bunty Meadows ... Night Club Hostess
Rawicz and Landauer Rawicz and Landauer ... Themselves - Guest Artistes (as Rawicz & Landauer The World's Famous Duo-Pianists)
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Frank's wife has quads, his lodger is in love with her boss's son. She runs away to be a nightclub singer. Frank and his friends rescue her from the clutches of the lounge lizard nightclub owner.

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Trivia

Rawicz and Landauer (as Rawicz & Landauer The World's Famous Duo-Pianists) receive an 'Introducing as Guest Artistes' credit. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: REDVALE See more »

Alternate Versions

In 1948, an edited version was re-released. See more »

Connections

Featured in Truly, Madly, Cheaply!: British B Movies (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

With Sword and Lance
(uncredited)
Music by Hermann Starke
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23 January 2012 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Frank Randle was a north country comedian who specialised is slapstick .He was very popular in the North country.His humour was very unsophisticated and was of a type which died out with the closing of the music halls.You can really say that you either love him or hate him.I come in the second category.The film is basically an excuse for Randle to parade his variety sketches.At the beginning he does this with a rather curious stooge.In the 40s and 50s there were a number of diminutive comedians such as Jimmy Clitheroe and Wee Georgie Wood who specialised in playing naughty schoolboys.Here there is an actor called Stan Little.Basically the joke is that the schoolboy is shown to be cleverer than the adult.Now it just looks strange and stilted.In the middle of this film there is a lengthy variety show which is reasonably entertaining.The rest is painfully unfunny and really only for fans.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1945 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Hoppla' vi lever See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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