Trouble in the Air
Trouble in the Air is a 1948 British comedy film directed by Charles Saunders and starring Freddie Frinton, Jimmy Edwards and Bill Owen. It was made at Highbury Studios as a second feature. The film's sets were designed by the art director Don Russell.
|Trouble in the Air|
|Directed by||Charles Saunders|
|Produced by||George Black Jr. |
|Written by||George Black Jr. |
|Starring||Freddie Frinton |
|Music by||Arthur Wilkinson|
|Edited by||Graeme Hamilton|
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
|1 November 1948|
A BBC broadcaster travels to a small village for a feature on a bell ringing team, but becomes entangled in an attempt by a spiv to cheat an impoverished local landowner. Assisted by the loyal butler the landowner is eventually saved by a football pools win, even if the broadcast turns out to be a disaster.
- Freddie Frinton as Fred Somers
- Jimmy Edwards as B. Barrington Crockett
- Joyce Golding as Miss Polly Clinch
- Bill Owen as 1st Spiv
- Malcolm Russell as Sir Charles Newdigate
- Laurence Naismith as Tom Hunt
- Jon Pertwee as Truelove
- Sam Costa as 2nd Spiv
- Lisa Lee as Mrs. Hunt
- Dennis Vance as Larry Somers
- Stella Hamilton as April Newdigate
- Lionel Murton as 1st Boy
- David Liney as 2nd Boy
- Gerald Kent as Mr. Barnes
- Patsy Drake as Cockett's Secretary
- Chibnall & MacFarlane p.
- Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.