Talking Feet


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John Baxter directed this 1937 British production.

A story set in the East End of London where the local hospital is faced with closure unless funds are raised.

The local fishmongers daughter (Hazel Ascot) a British “Shirley Temple”, Hoofer puts together a variety show to raise the money.

“Enid Stamp-Taylor” also stars with “The Dagenham Girl Pipers”, ”The Scots Kilties Band”, “The Band of The H.M. Royal Marines” and many more.

Hazel Ascot was a champion child tap-dancer of the 1930`s. Her first film appearance was in this 1937
musical film “Talking Feet”. This film, made at Sound City (later Shepperton Studios), was produced and directed by John Baxter.

It was while John Baxter was looking for rehearsal rooms for a proposed film to be titled “Music Hall” that he chanced upon Hazel, whose father Duggie Ascot ran a dance academy in Charing Cross Road.

Directed By
John Baxter

Produced By
John Baxter

Hazel Ascot – Hazel Barker
Jack Barty – Joe Barker
Davy Burnaby – Mr. Shirley
Enid Stamp-Taylor – Sylvia Shirley
John Stuart – Dr. Roger Hood
Ernest Butcher – Thomas
Edgar Driver – Titch
Muriel George -Mrs. Gumley
Kenneth Kove – Lord Cedric Scattery
Robert English – Lord Langdale
Scott Sanders – Scotty McDonald
Jennie Gregson – Mrs. Barker

Year of Production 1937

Running Time: 68 mins approx
Black & White
Format: 4:3
Region: 0
Sound: Dual Mono
Encryption: CSS

Additional information

Weight 0.101 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 19.5 × 1.5 cm