|Falling for You|
|Screenplay by||Jack Hulbert|
|Based on||story by Sidney Gilliat|
|Starring|| Jack Hulbert |
|Edited by||R.E. Dearing|
|Distributed by||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|
Falling for You is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Robert Stevenson and Jack Hulbert, and starring Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge.
Rival journalists Jack and Minnie (Hulbert and Courtneidge) compete for a scoop about a missing heiress (Tamara Desni). When they track her down to Switzerland, Jack falls for her and Minnie gets to write up the story.
TV Guide gave it two out of five stars, and wrote, "Okay comedy features Hulbert singing three songs and dancing on skis."
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