Melody and Romance

Melody and Romance is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood and Jane Carr.[1] It was made at Beaconsfield Studios[2] with sets designed by Norman G. Arnold, and features an uncredited appearance by Charles Hawtrey reciting Hamlet's "To be, or not to be."[1][3]

Melody and Romance
Opening title card
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Produced byS.W. Smith
Written byMaurice Elvey
Leslie Howard Gordon
L. du Garde Peach
StarringHughie Green
Margaret Lockwood
Jane Carr
Music byJohn Blore Borelli
CinematographyGeorge Stretton
Distributed byBritish Lion Films (UK)
Release date
  • December 1937 (1937-12) (UK)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Plot summary

Two teenagers with aspirations to become stars fall in love.

Main cast



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