Queen of Hearts (1936 film)
|Queen of Hearts|
|Directed by||Monty Banks|
|Produced by||Basil Dean|
|Written by||Douglas Furber|
|Music by||Ernest Irving|
|Cinematography||John W. Boyle|
|Distributed by||Associated British|
|5 October 1936|
Grace Perkins (Gracie Fields) is an ordinary working class seamstress who is mistaken as a rich patron of the arts. When she's asked to back a new show she plays along with the charade, hoping that she can become the production's leading lady. When the show opens Grace is a huge hit and goes on to become a glamorous star.
- Gracie Fields as Grace Perkins
- John Loder as Derek Cooper
- Enid Stamp-Taylor as Yvonne
- Fred Duprez as Zulenberg
- Edward Rigby as Perkins
- Julie Suedo as Rita Dow
- Jean Lester as Mrs. Perkins
- Hal Gordon as Stage Manager
- Syd Crossley as Constable
- Madeline Seymour as Mrs. Vandeleur
- H.F. Maltby as Solicitor
- Margaret Yarde as Mrs. Porter
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