Soft Lights and Sweet Music

Soft Lights and Sweet Music is a 1936 British musical film directed by Herbert Smith and starring Bert Ambrose, Evelyn Dall and Harry Tate.[1] It was made by British Lion at Beaconsfield Studios.[2] The film is a musical revue showcasing a selection of bands and variety acts of the day.[3] It takes its title from Elisabeth Welch's popular BBC radio show, which ran from 1933–1935.[4]

Soft Lights and Sweet Music
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Directed byHerbert Smith
Produced byHerbert Smith
StarringBert Ambrose
Evelyn Dall
Harry Tate
CinematographyHarry Rose
Charles Van Enger
Edited byHugh Stewart
Production
company
Distributed byBritish Lion
Release date
12 February 1936
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

The film's art direction was by Norman G. Arnold.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SOFT LIGHTS AND SWEET MUSIC (1936)".
  2. ^ Wood p.88
  3. ^ Bourne, Stephen (12 August 2018). "Elisabeth Welch: Soft Lights and Sweet Music". Scarecrow Press – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Rust, Brian A. L.; Debus, Allen G. (12 August 1973). The Complete Entertainment Discography, from the Mid-1890s to 1942. Arlington House. p. 661 – via Internet Archive. Soft Lights and Sweet Music 1936.
  5. ^ "Soft Lights and Sweet Music (1936)".

BibliographyEdit

  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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