Music Hall Parade
Music Hall Parade is a 1939 British musical film directed by Oswald Mitchell. The film featured Glen Raynham, Richard Norris (actor), and Charles Sewell. Sid Palmer also had a role. The story is about a daughter who works to keep her father's music hall going after his death. It was written by Mitchell and Con West. The film was reissued in 1940 as Cavalcade of Variety. The film was produced at the Walton on Thames studios. Renown Pictures released a digitally remastered edition of the film in 2011.
TV Guide called it above average with a thin plot but fun acts. Monthly Film Bulletin gave a similar assessment, praising the variety acts and noting the slim plot.
Billy Cotton and his Band perform in the film.
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