Melody and Romance is a 1937 British musical comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood and Jane Carr. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios with sets designed by Norman G. Arnold, and features an uncredited appearance by Charles Hawtrey reciting Hamlet's "To be, or not to be."
|Melody and Romance|
|Directed by||Maurice Elvey|
|Produced by||S.W. Smith|
|Music by||John Blore Borelli|
|Distributed by||British Lion Films (UK)|
Two teenagers with aspirations to become stars fall in love.
- Hughie Green as Hughie Hawkins
- Margaret Lockwood as Margaret Williams
- Alastair Sim as Professor Williams
- Jane Carr as Kay Williams
- Garry Marsh as Warwick Mortimer
- C. Denier Warren as Captain Hawkins
- Julian Vedey as Jacob
- Margaret Scudamore as Mrs Hawkins
It was one of the earliest roles of Margaret Lockwood.
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