Soft Lights and Sweet Music
Soft Lights and Sweet Music is a 1936 British musical film directed by Herbert Smith and starring Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall and Harry Tate. It was made by British Lion at Beaconsfield Studios. The film is a musical revue showcasing a selection of bands and variety acts of the day. It takes its title from Elisabeth Welch's popular BBC radio show, which ran from 1933-1935.
|Soft Lights and Sweet Music|
|Directed by||Herbert Smith|
|Produced by||Herbert Smith|
|Starring||Bert Ambrose |
|Cinematography||Harry Rose |
Charles Van Enger
|Edited by||Hugh Stewart|
|Distributed by||British Lion|
|12 February 1936|
- Bert Ambrose as Himself - Orchestra Leader
- Evelyn Dall as Herself
- Western Brothers as Themselves
- Harry Tate as Himself
- Billy Bennett as Himself
- Turner Layton as Himself
- Elisabeth Welch as Herself
- Max Bacon as Himself
- Wilson, Keppel and Betty as Themselves
- Donald Stewart as Himself
- Karina as Herself
- The Three Rhythm Brothers as Themselves
- The Four Flash Devils as Themselves
- The Four Robinas as Themselves
- The Five Charladies as Themselves
- Sandy Powell as Himself
- Dorothy Astra as Herself
- Murial Billah as Herself
- Jimmy Fletcher as Himself
- Jennie Gregson as Herself
- Bob Robinson as Himself
- Olga Zeta as Herself
- John Turnbull as Gramophone Factory Director
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