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Gaiety George

Gaiety George is a 1946 British historical musical film directed by George King and Leontine Sagan and starring Richard Greene, Ann Todd and Peter Graves.[1] It is set in the late Victorian music hall, when an Irish impresario arrives in London.

Gaiety George
Directed by George King
Leontine Sagan
Produced by George King
Written by Peter Creswell
Richard Fisher
Katherine Strueby
Basil Woon
Starring Richard Greene
Ann Todd
Peter Graves
Hazel Court
Music by Jack Beaver
Eric Rogers
Cinematography Otto Heller
Edited by Hugh Stewart
Embassy Pictures
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release date
2 July 1946
Running time
98 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The film was inspired by the memory of George Edwardes.




  1. ^ Harper p.179


  • Harper, Sue. Picturing the Past: The Rise and Fall of the British Costume Film. British Film Institute, 1994.
  • Murphy, Robert. Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain, 1939–1949. Routledge, 1989.

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