Under New Management on DVD
First-ever UK DVD Release! No of discs: 1. Black and White. Year: 1946. Comedy. Running Time: approx 86 mins.
Director: John E. Blakeley. Cast: Nat Jackley, Norman Evans, Dan Young, Betty Jumel, Lynda Ross, Nicolette Roeg, Cavan O’Connor , Michael Taylor, Tony Dalton, Marianne Lincoln, Bunty Meadows, John Rorke, John Allen, Aubrey Mallalieu, G. H. Mulcaster, Babs Valerie, Hay Petrie, David Keir, Lily Lapidus, Gordon McLeod, Joss Ambler, Dick Beamish, Arthur Wollum, Donovan Octette, Mendel’s Female Sextette and the Percival Mackey Orchestra.
Extra: Funny Up North – a history of Northern Comedy with Mike Blakely.
Joe inherits a run-down hotel which, with the help of his ex-army chums, he begins to turn around. A couple of unscrupulous property developers try and persuade him to sell it to them, knowing that the land is scheduled for redevelopment and will increase in value. Norman Evans was a variety and radio performer, best remembered for his “Over the Garden Wall” routine, which inspired Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough’s Cissie and Ada characters. Nat Jackley was an English comic actor who starred in revue, variety, film and pantomime. Dan Young was a British comic and actor with a music hall background.
£15 with free UK Postage.