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A Date with a Dream

A Date with a Dream
File:"A Date with a Dream" (1948).jpg
Directed by Dicky Leeman
Produced by Robert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Written by Robert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Dicky Leeman
Carl Nystrom
Starring Terry-Thomas
Jeannie Carson
Len Lowe
Bill Lowe
Cinematography Monty Berman
Edited by Anne Barker
Production
company
Distributed by Grand National Pictures
Release dates
  • November 1948 (1948-11)
Running time
55 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

A Date with a Dream is a 1948 British musical comedy film directed by Dicky Leeman and starring Terry-Thomas, Jeannie Carson and Wally Patch.[1] Its plot concerns a wartime group of musical entertainers who meet up a year after being demobbed and decide to reform their act. It was the first production of Tempean Films.This was one of Terry-Thomas's first films and is reputedly partly based on his own experiences. [2]

Plot

When an Army concert party is disbanded after the war, they plan to meet up in a years time for a reunion. When they do they discover that all the various members aren't coping too well with civilian life. Jean, a singer who is staying in the same house as two of the ex-concert party members, suggests that the various members get back together to perform.[3]

Cast

Critical reception

Sky Movies wrote, "a sparkling performance from the young Terry-Thomas and a bright, sassy attitude saves this dated, rather choppy little filler item from the scrapheap of movie history. Worth a look for nostalgia buffs and curio collectors." [4]

References

  1. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | DATE WITH A DREAM (1948)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  2. ^ "A Date With A Dream Review". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  3. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | DATE WITH A DREAM (1948)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Date with a Dream - Sky Movies HD". Skymovies.sky.com. 2003-10-04. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 

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