Dreaming (1944 British film)
Dreaming is a 1944 British comedy film directed by John Baxter and starring Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen and Hazel Court. Its plot concerns a soldier who is knocked unconscious during a train journey and has a series of bizarre dreams.
Original British quad poster by Clifford Rowe
|Directed by||John Baxter|
|Produced by||Baynham Honri |
|Screenplay by||Bud Flanagan |
|Starring||Bud Flanagan |
|Music by||Kennedy Russell|
|Edited by||Inman Hunter|
John Baxter Productions
|Distributed by||Associated British Film Distributors (UK)|
In 1944, Decca Records released a recording of Flanagan and Allen singing Dreaming, the title song from the film.
The film's sets were designed by Duncan Sutherland.
When British soldier Bud (Bud Flanagan) is hit on the head, the concussion causes a series of dreams whilst on the hospital operating table. In these he is fleeing hostile tribes in Africa, is a jockey winning a race at Ascot, turns up in Nazi Germany and is opening a wartime services canteen.
Allmovie wrote, "There's not much in the way of plot, but Flanagan & Allen seldom needed plots, merely premises."
- Dreaming at British Film Institute
- "Dreaming (1944) - John Baxter - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.