Command Performance (1937 film)
Command Performance is a 1937 British musical drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Arthur Tracy, Lilli Palmer and Mark Daly. It was based on a play by Stafford Dickens. Like The Street Singer which was released the same year, it was designed as a vehicle for Tracy who performs a number of songs during the film. It was made at Pinewood Studios.
|Directed by||Sinclair Hill|
|Produced by||Harcourt Templeman|
|Written by||Stafford Dickens (play) |
|Starring||Arthur Tracy |
|Music by||Louis Levy|
|Edited by||Michael Hankinson|
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
|19 August 1937|
Growing tired of his life of fame, a singer runs away from a domineering manager and goes to live with a group of gypsies. A massive manhunt is whipped by the press to find him so that he can shoot the final scenes of his latest film.
- Wood p.94
- Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927–1939. British Film Institute, 1986.