Girls, Please!

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Girls, Please!
Directed by Jack Raymond
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Written by Michael Hankinson
Bert Lee
Jack Marks
Basil Mason
R.P. Weston
Starring Sydney Howard
Jane Baxter
Meriel Forbes
Music by Percival Mackey
Cinematography Cyril Bristow
Freddie Young
Edited by Cecil H. Williamson
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
July 1934
Running time
73 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Girls, Please! is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Sydney Howard, Jane Baxter, Meriel Forbes and Peter Gawthorne. It was made at Elstree Studios. [1] In the film, a physical education teacher at a girls school is left in charge when the headmistress is absent, and has to confront the elopement of one of the pupils.

Jack Raymond (1886–1953) was an English actor and film director. Born in Wimborne, Dorset in 1886, he began acting before the First World War in A Detective for a Day. In 1921 he directed his first film and gradually he wound down his acting to concentrate completely on directing - making more than forty films in total before his death in 1953.

Sydney Howard British actor

Sydney Howard was an English stage comedian and film actor born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire.

Jane Baxter actress

Jane Baxter was a British actress. Her stage career spanned half a century, and she appeared in a number of films and in television.



Meriel Forbes British actress

Meriel Forbes, Lady Richardson was an English actress. She was a granddaughter of Norman Forbes-Robertson and great-niece of Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson. After making her stage debut with her father's touring company in 1929 she progressed via provincial repertory to the West End, where she appeared continually from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Edward Underdown British actor

Charles Edward Underdown was an English theatre, cinema and television actor. He was born in London and educated at Eton College in Berkshire.

Peter Gawthorne Irish actor

Peter Gawthorne was an Anglo-Irish actor, probably best known for his roles in the films of Will Hay and other popular British comedians of the 1930s and 1940s. Gawthorne was one of Britain's most called-upon supporting actors during this period.

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