Carnival (1946 film)

Carnival is a 1946 British drama film directed by Stanley Haynes and starring Sally Gray, Michael Wilding, Stanley Holloway and Jean Kent. It is based on the 1912 novel of the same name by Compton Mackenzie which had previous been made into a 1932 film version Dance Pretty Lady by Anthony Asquith.[1] It was shot at Denham Studios with sets designed by the art director Carmen Dillon.

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Directed byStanley Haynes
Produced byJohn Sutro
Wilfred Sassoon
Screenplay byPeter Ustinov
Eric Maschwitz
Based onCarnival
by Compton Mackenzie
StarringSally Gray
Michael Wilding
Stanley Holloway
Music byNicholas Brodzsky
Charles Williams
CinematographyGuy Green
Edited byRalph Kemplen
Distributed byGeneral Film Distributors
Release date
  • 2 December 1946 (1946-12-02)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


Story of a ballet dancer of the Edwardian era and is from the novel by Compton Mackenzie.[2]

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  1. ^ Hal Erickson. "Carnival (1946) - Stanley Haynes - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  2. ^ "Carnival (1946)". BFI. Archived from the original on 15 January 2009.

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