|Jane Steps Out|
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Produced by||Walter C. Mycroft|
|Distributed by||Associated British Film Distributors|
|16 May 1938|
Jane Steps Out is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Diana Churchill, Jean Muir, Peter Murray-Hill and Athene Seyler. There was a television remake on BBC in 1957.It was also remade in India as the Hindi film Love in Simla (1960) that made Sadhana Shivdasani into a star.
A young woman is overshadowed by her more glamorous sister. With the help of her grandmother she transforms herself and is able to attract a man.
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