Everybody Dance (film)

Everybody Dance is a 1936 British musical film directed by Charles Reisner and starring Cicely Courtneidge, Ernest Truex, Percy Parsons and Alma Taylor.[1] The film's sets were designed by Alex Vetchinsky. It was made at Islington Studios.[2]

Everybody Dance
Original trade ad
Directed byCharles Reisner
Produced byMichael Balcon
Screenplay byLeslie Arliss
Ralph Spence
Based ona story by Leslie Arliss
& Stafford Dickens
StarringCicely Courtneidge
Ernest Truex
Percy Parsons
Alma Taylor
Music byWords & music:
Mack Gordon
Harry Revel
Musical director:
Louis Levy
CinematographyJack Cox
Edited byR.E. Dearing
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
  • September 1936 (1936-09) (London, UK)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


When a successful nightclub singer (Cicely Courtneidge) finds herself guardian to her late sisters children, she ditches her singing career and takes the kids to live on a farm. Her manager is less than happy and resorts to legal means to try and stop her.




  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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