|That's a Good Girl|
|Directed by||Jack Buchanan|
|Produced by||Herbert Wilcox|
|Edited by||Merrill G. White|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|27 September 1933 |
That's a Good Girl is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Jack Buchanan and starring Buchanan, Elsie Randolph and Dorothy Hyson.  The film was based on a musical show of the same title that opened at the Lewisham Hippodrome on 19 March 1928, in which Jack Buchanan also starred. The music was written by Joseph Meyer and Phil Charig, with lyrics by Douglas Furber. The film omitted much of music of the original show, but popularised one song in particular, Fancy our Meeting. The song remained a Jack Buchanan favourite and a version of it was also recorded by Al Bowlly shortly after the film's release.
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Most of the talkie stars in London will be seen tomorrow night at the gala premiere of 'That's a Good Girl,' at the Leicester Square Theatre. It is Jack Buchanan's advent into picture theatre management..