Variety (1935 film)

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Variety
Directed by Adrian Brunel
Produced by John Argyle
Written by Adrian Brunel
Oswald Mitchell
Starring George Carney
Barry Livesey
Jack Livesey
Sam Livesey
Music byHorace Sheldon
Cinematography Desmond Dickinson
Edited by Daniel Birt
Production
company
Distributed by Butcher's Film Service
Release date
March 1935
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Variety is a 1935 British musical film directed by Adrian Brunel and starring George Carney, Barry Livesey, Sam Livesey. The film follows a revue show format, with a number of performers playing themselves. It was made at Cricklewood Studios.

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