O-Kay for Sound (1937)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
stereo, English

A British comedy film with some fantasy elements directed by Marcel Varnel.

Plot Summary

Film mogul Hyman Goldberger is facing ruin when his backer threatens to stop financing his films. Desperate, he calls on six rich men to see if they will invest but his hopeless runner, Albert, invites six of his street musician friends to the studio and Hyman mistakes them for the potential investors.


* = uncredited

Directed by: Marcel Varnel
Gainsborough Pictures
Producer: Edward Black *
Adaptation: Marriott Edgar, Val Guest
Play: Bert Lee, R.P. Weston
Director of Photography: Jack E. Cox
Editor: R.E. Dearing
Sound Recordist: George Burgess
Settings: Vetchinsky

Jimmy Nervo (Cecil)
Teddy Knox (Teddy)
Bud Flanagan (Bud)
Chesney Allen (Ches)
Charlie Naughton (Charlie)
Jimmy Gold (Jimmy)
Fred Duprez (Hyman Goldberger)
Enid Stamp-Taylor (Jill Smith, secretary)
Graham Moffatt (Albert, the page boy)
Meinhart Maur (Guggenheimer)
H.F. Maltby (John Rigby)
Jan Gotch, Louis Pergantes (all-in wrestlers)


Film Weekly vol.18 no.447 (8 May 1937) p.47 – review
Kine Weekly no.1567 (29 April 1937) – credits, review
Kine Weekly no.1831 (21 May 1942) – credits, review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.4 no.40 (April 1937) p.76 – credits, synopsis, review

British Sound Films: The Studio Years 1928-1959 by David Quinlan p.124 – credits, synopsis