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First a Girl

UK, English, 94 mins

  • Director: Victor Saville
  • Writer: Marjorie Gaffney; Reinhold Schünzel
  • Producer: S.C. Balcon; Michael Balcon

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Elizabeth, a delivery girl, dreams of being a music-hall singer but she is refused at the first casting she takes part in. A bit depressed, she gets to know Victor, a would-be Shakespearean actor and another audition victim. When Victor quite unexpectedly gets a female part in a music-hall number he unfortunately finds himself voiceless. Why wouldn't Elizabeth replace it? His new friend hesitates but finally makes her debut as ... a man posing for a woman! She is noticed by McLintock, an influential talent agent who hires Mr. Victoria (Elizabeth's stage name) and launches his/her brilliant international career. One day, Robert, a handsome young man engaged to Princess Mironoff, makes friends with this young man posing as a woman posing as a man.
 

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Cast & Characters

Jessie Matthews as Elizabeth;
Sonnie Hale as Victor;
Anna Lee as Princess Mironoff;
Griffith Jones as Robert;
Alfred Drayton as Mr. McLintock;
Constance Godridge as Beryl;
Eddie Gray as Goose Trainer;
Martita Hunt as Madame Seraphina;
Donald Stewart as Singer;
Cameron Hall as Cast member;
Esma Lewis as Cast member;
Billy Watts as Reporter

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