Alf's Button (1930 film)
Alf's Button is a 1930 British comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Tubby Edlin, Alf Goddard and Nora Swinburne. It is an adaptation of the 1920 novel Alf's Button by William Aubrey Darlington. The film features some singing and dancing sequences in an early colour process, which is believed to be Pathécolor.
|Directed by||W.P. Kellino|
|Produced by||L'Estrange Fawcett|
|Written by||William Darlington (novel) |
|Music by||Louis Levy|
|Cinematography||William Shenton |
|Distributed by||Gaumont British Distributors|
A Cockney soldier discovers that a button on his uniform was made from Aladdin's lamp. When rubbed, the button grants wishes.
- Tubby Edlin as Alf Higgins
- Alf Goddard as Bill Grant
- Nora Swinburne as Lady Isobel Fitzpeter
- Polly Ward as Liz
- Humberston Wright as Eustace the genie
- Annie Esmond as Mrs. Gaskins
- Gypsy Rhouma as Lucy
- Peter Haddon as Lieutenant Allen
- Cyril McLaglen as Sergeant Major
- Bruce Winston as Mustapha
- Spencer Trevor as Lord Dunwater
- Anton Dolin
- Merle Oberon
- Jimmy Nervo
- Teddy Knox
This film is believed to be lost.
- REMIGIUS, UDUCHUKWU. "Mr".
- David R. Sutton, A Chorus of Raspberries: British Film Comedy 1929–1939 (University of Exeter Press, 2000)