Sleepless Nights (1932 film)

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Sleepless Nights
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Directed by Thomas Bentley
Written by Stanley Lupino
Victor Kendall
Produced by Walter C. Mycroft
Starring Stanley Lupino
Polly Walker
Gerald Rawlinson
Frederick Lloyd
Cinematography Jack E. Cox
Edited by Walter Stokvis
Music by Noel Gay
Harry Acres
Distributed by Wardour Films
Release date
7 November 1932
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Sleepless Nights is a 1932 British musical comedy film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Stanley Lupino, Polly Walker and Gerald Rawlinson. The film was made at Elstree Studios by British International Pictures. [1] Unlike most of Lupino's other films it was based on an original screenplay rather than an existing stage work.




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  1. "Sleepless Nights". British Film Institute . Retrieved 10 September 2018.