Shipyard Sally is a 1939 British musical comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Gracie Fields, Sydney Howard and Norma Varden. The film is notable for the song "Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye", which became a major hit.
|Directed by||Monty Banks|
|Produced by||Robert Kane|
|Written by||Don Ettlinger |
Thomas J. Geraghty
|Starring||Gracie Fields |
|Music by||Louis Levy|
|Edited by||R.E. Dearing |
|Distributed by||Twentieth Century Fox|
Sally, a failed music hall performer, and her father take over a pub near the John Brown & Company shipyard at Clydebank. When the closure of the yard threatens to put many out of work she leads a campaign to persuade the government to reconsider the decision.
- Gracie Fields as Sally Fitzgerald
- Sydney Howard as Major Fitzgerald
- Morton Selten as Lord Alfred Randall
- Norma Varden as Lady Patricia Randall
- Oliver Wakefield as Forsyth
- Tucker McGuire as Linda Marsh
- MacDonald Parke as Diggs
- Richard Cooper as Sir John Treacher
- Joan Cowick as Secretary
- Monty Banks as Marsh’s doctor (uncredited)
- "Shipyard Sally (1939)".
- "Shipyard Sally (1939) - Monty Banks - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
- Shafer p.186
- Wood p.101
- Shafer, Stephen C. British Popular Films 1929-1939:The Cinema of Reassurance. Rutledge, 1997.
- Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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