Main title from Curtain Up (1952) (3). Robert Morley Margaret Rutherford in ‘Curtain Up’

Curtain Up

(1952)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy | 1h 21min |
U
| Stars: Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall | Director: Ralph Smart

A seaside repertory company runs into trouble when the producer is at loggerheads with the author of the next week’s play

Cast

(16)
Robert Morley
WH ‘Harry’ Derwent Blacker
British comedy actress, Margaret Rutherford as Nurse Carey in Mad About Men (1954)
Catherine Beckwith / Jeremy St Clair
British actress Kay Kendall poses for a 1950s glamour photo
Sandra Beverley
Michael Medwin
Jerry Winterton
Olive Sloane
Maud Baron
Liam Gaffney
Norwood Beverley
Lloyd Lamble
Jackson
Charlotte Mitchell
Daphne Ray
Charles Lamb
George
Constance Lorne
Sarah Stebbins
Maggie Hanley
Mary
Stringer Davis
Vicar
Signed photograph of English actress, Joan Hickson. Picture reads ‘All good wishes, Joan Hickson’
Harry’s Landlady
John Cazabon
Mr Stebbins
Diana Calderwood
Set Painter
Joan Rice
Avis
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Reviews

(1)

Fairly amusing farce that has now acquired historical value for the light it throws on the old weekly reps. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Curtain Up (1952) (3). Robert Morley Margaret Rutherford in ‘Curtain Up’
Poster from Curtain Up (1952) (1).  Fun Behind the Footlights!

Production

(4)
Ralph Smart
Director
Robert Garrett
Producer
Michael Pertwee
Writer (screenplay)
Jack Davies
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

(2)
Constellation Films
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company