Melody and Romance

(1937)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Comedy | 1h 11min
| Stars: Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood, Jane Carr | Director: Maurice Elvey

A young man sets up his own agency to rival the BBC

Born into a poor sailor’s family, Hughie Hawkins gets a shot with the BBC to show off his talents as a composer.

There he meets aspiring singer Margaret, whose sister Jane disapproves of the blossoming relationship between the young pair.

Disenchanted with traditional artiste management, Hawkins starts auditioning his own acts.

Cast

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Hughie Green
Hughie Hawkins
Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Margaret Williams
Jane Carr
Kay Williams
Publicity photograph of British actor, Alastair Sim
Professor Williams
The Vicar of Bray (1937) opening credits (10)
Garry Marsh
Warwick Mortimer
C Denier Warren
Captain Hawkins
Julian Vedey
Jacob
Margaret Scudamore
Mrs Hawkins
Joyce Cannon
Geraldine
Rex Roper
Maisie
Charles Hawtrey
Reciting Shakespeare at Audition
Bobby Price
Audrey Foster
Joey Hopkinson
Mary Kelly
Connie Russell
Barrie Manning
Maisie Roper
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Film clips

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Main title from Melody and Romance (1937)

Melody and Romance (1937) opening credits

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Main title from Melody and Romance (1937).

Hughie Green and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from Melody and Romance

Hughie and Margaret

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Hughie Green and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from Melody and Romance.

Jane Carr and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from Melody and Romance

Sisters

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Jane Carr and Margaret Lockwood in a film clip from Melody and Romance.

Pictures

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Main title from Melody and Romance (1937)
Screenshot from Melody and Romance (1937) (4)
Margaret Lockwood (as Margaret Williams) and Hughie Green (as Hughie Hawkins) in a screenshot from Melody and Romance (1937) (3)
Jane Carr (as Kay Williams) and Margaret Lockwood (as Margaret Williams) in a screenshot from Melody and Romance (1937) (2)
Margaret Lockwood (as Margaret Williams) and Hughie Green (as Hughie Hawkins) in a screenshot from Melody and Romance (1937) (1)

Production

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Maurice Elvey
Director / Writer
S W Smith
Producer
Leslie Howard Gordon
Writer
L du Garde Peach
Writer

Companies

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British Lion Film Corporation
Distribution company