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The Gay Lady (1949)

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96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to find out.See moreIn the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to find out. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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S.J. Simon (play) | Caryl Brahms (play) | Denis Freeman (adaptation and screenplay)
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Updated Aug 9, 1949

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Dec 9, 1949 (United States)

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76 cast members
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Jean Kent
Trottie True Trottie True   See fewer
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James Donald
Lord Digby Landon Lord Digby Landon   See fewer
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Hugh Sinclair
Maurice Beckenham Maurice Beckenham   See fewer
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Lana Morris
Bouncie Barrington Bouncie Barrington   See fewer
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Andrew Crawford
Sid Skinner Sid Skinner   See fewer
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Bill Owen
Joe Jugg Joe Jugg   See fewer
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Michael Medwin
Monty, Marquis of Maidenhead Monty, Marquis of Maidenhead   See fewer
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Joan Young
Mrs. True Mrs. True   See fewer
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Harold Scott
Mr. True Mr. True   See fewer
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Tony Halfpenny
Perce True (as Anthony Halfpenny) Perce True (as Anthony Halfpenny)   See fewer
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Daphne Anderson
Bertha True Bertha True   See fewer
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Carole Lesley
Clare as a child Clare as a child   See fewer
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Carol Leslie
Clara as a child Clara as a child   See fewer
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Dilys Laye
Trottie as a Child Trottie as a Child   See fewer
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David Liney
Perce as a child (as David Lines) Perce as a child (as David Lines)   See fewer
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Campbell Cotts
Saintsbury Saintsbury   See fewer
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Heather Thatcher
Angela Platt-Brown Angela Platt-Brown   See fewer
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Mary Hinton
Duchess of Wellwater Duchess of Wellwater   See fewer
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Anthony Steel
The Bellaires' footman The Bellaires' footman   See fewer
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Christopher Lee
Hon. Bongo Icklesham Hon. Bongo Icklesham   See fewer
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Harcourt Williams
Duke Of Wellwater Duke Of Wellwater   See fewer
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Hattie Jacques
Daisy Delaware Daisy Delaware   See fewer
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Joy Adams
Special Girl (uncredited) Special Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Bardsley
Mayfair Girl (uncredited) Mayfair Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Katharine Blake
Ruby Rubarto (uncredited) Ruby Rubarto (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Boston
Escort (uncredited) Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyndon Brook
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olwen Brookes
Lady Talman (uncredited) Lady Talman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Browne
Duchess (uncredited) Duchess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Cargill
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Carmichael
Bill the Postman (uncredited) Bill the Postman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darcy Conyers
Claude (uncredited) Claude (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis De Wolff
George Edwardes (uncredited) George Edwardes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Dean
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pamela Devis
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Douglas
Newspaper Editor (uncredited) Newspaper Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Laurel Dudley
liitle girl with German band (uncredited) liitle girl with German band (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Dunlop
Escort (uncredited) Escort (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Fabian
Stage Door Johnnie (uncredited) Stage Door Johnnie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joy Frankau
Special Girl (uncredited) Special Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gretchen Franklin
Martha (uncredited) Martha (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pamela Galloway
Special Girl (uncredited) Special Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neville Gates
Special Young Man (uncredited) Special Young Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Goss
Mrs. Bellaire (uncredited) Mrs. Bellaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elspet Gray
Honor Bellaire (uncredited) Honor Bellaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Gurnhill
Mayfair Girl (uncredited) Mayfair Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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May Hallatt
Old Ellen (uncredited) Old Ellen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Hambling
Mr. Jupp (uncredited) Mr. Jupp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Hartley
Groom (uncredited) Groom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Holland
Countess of Burney (uncredited) Countess of Burney (uncredited)   See fewer
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W.E. Holloway
Old Vinegar (uncredited) Old Vinegar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josephine Ingram
Special Girl (uncredited) Special Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Jones
Gladys True (uncredited) Gladys True (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Kydd
'Bedford' Stage Manager (uncredited) 'Bedford' Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tamara Lees
Gaiety Girl (uncredited) Gaiety Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Maddox
Sid Skinner's Girlfriend (uncredited) Sid Skinner's Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andreas Malandrinos
Head Waiter (uncredited) Head Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Mitchell
Undetermined role (uncredited) Undetermined role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roger Moore
Stage Door Johnny (uncredited) Stage Door Johnny (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Neylin
Lord George Peasemarsh (uncredited) Lord George Peasemarsh (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shaun Noble
Andy Galloway (uncredited) Andy Galloway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Perry
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josef Ramart
Monty's Chauffeur (uncredited) Monty's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Doris Rogers
Hon. Mrs. Seaton (uncredited) Hon. Mrs. Seaton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beth Ross
Special Girl (uncredited) Special Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Sharp
Carter (uncredited) Carter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constance Smith
Gaiety Girl (uncredited) Gaiety Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Stainton
Arthur Briggs (uncredited) Arthur Briggs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Strange
Earl of Burney (uncredited) Earl of Burney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Tancred
Stage Door Johnnie (uncredited) Stage Door Johnnie (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Vere
The Bellaires' Butler (uncredited) The Bellaires' Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Vyvyan
Uncle Sam (uncredited) Uncle Sam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elsie Wagstaff
Dependant Relative (uncredited) Dependant Relative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ward
Pianist at Ball (uncredited) Pianist at Ball (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ian Wilson
Bert (uncredited) Bert (uncredited)   See fewer
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Groom (uncredited) Groom (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 80 votes