Harry Acres

Harry Acres was a British composer of film scores. He was musical director for a number of years during the 1930s at British International Pictures's Elstree Studios. Acres tended to be involved with the studio's light comedies and musicals, rather than more serious and expensive historical films.

Harry Acres
OccupationComposer, Musical director
Years active1932 - 1954 (film)

Acres also worked as musical director for several Ivor Novello stage musicals including The Dancing Years.[1]

Selected filmography


  1. Wearing p.66-67


  • Wearing, J.P. The London Stage 1940-1949: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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