Gaiety George

Gaiety George is a 1946 British historical musical film directed by George King and Leontine Sagan and starring Richard Greene, Ann Todd and Peter Graves.[1] It is set in the late Victorian music hall, when an Irish impresario arrives in London.

Gaiety George
Directed byGeorge King
Leontine Sagan
Produced byGeorge King
Written byPeter Creswell
Richard Fisher
Katherine Strueby
Basil Woon
StarringRichard Greene
Ann Todd
Peter Graves
Hazel Court
Music byJack Beaver
Eric Rogers
CinematographyOtto Heller
Edited byHugh Stewart
Embassy Pictures
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
2 July 1946
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The film was inspired by the memory of George Edwardes.



  1. Harper p.179


  • Harper, Sue. Picturing the Past: The Rise and Fall of the British Costume Film. British Film Institute, 1994.
  • Murphy, Robert. Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain, 1939–1949. Routledge, 1989.

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