|It's in the Bag|
|Directed by||Herbert Mason|
|Produced by||F. W. Baker (unconfirmed)|
|Written by||Con West (unconfirmed)|
|Starring|| Elsie Waters |
|Music by||Percival Mackey|
|Cinematography|| Geoffrey Faithfull |
|Edited by||Percival Mackey|
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service|
It's in the Bag is a 1944 British comedy film directed by Herbert Mason and starring Elsie Waters, Doris Waters and Ernest Butcher.Gert and Daisy try to recover a valuable lost dress. It was made by Butcher's Films. It is listed on the BFI 75 Most Wanted list of lost films, but it was given a DVD commercial release by Renown Pictures Ltd in May 2014, although the Renown version is only 63 minutes long.
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