Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

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This is a riotous romantic comedy directed by Ralph Thomas better known for the 'Doctor' series of films.

Heiress Susan Graham (Carol Marsh) is desperate to find a cure for her hiccups. She is both helped and hindered by her two uncles, each with a son keen to marry Susan. She encounters BBC radio star Nick Martin (David Tomlinson) and her quest leads her to a haunted house and an eccentric psychiatrist (Jimmy Edwards) who recommends laughter as the only cure for her affliction.

Susan's hilarious journey leads her to the BBC radio studios where she again encounters Nick and a romance begins to blossom, however Nick's domineering mother does all she can to keep them apart. Will Susan find true love and a cure for her hiccups?

Cast In Alphabetical Order
Bill Fraser as Oliver Cromwell Carol Marsh as Susan Graham Colin Gordon as Chadbeater Longwick David Tomlinson as Nick Martin Dennis Price as Lord Byron Edmund Willard as Ezekial Esma Cannon as Autograph Huntress Geoffrey Sumner as Humphrey Beagle George Benson as Temporary Waiter Glynis Johns as Miranda Trewella Harry Secombe as Alf Henry Kendall as Lord Bruce Carlton Jimmy Edwards as Himself Johnny Briggs as BBC Page Boy Jon Pertwee as Headwaiter / Charles II Judith Furse as Mrs. Martin Mervyn Johns as Ernest Bennett Patricia Raine as Amber Peter Haddon as Major Basil Beagle Peter Hammond as Spencer Stone Richard Hearne as Professor Pastry Sandra Dorne as Receptionist Terry Thomas as Himself Wilfrid Hyde-White as Dr. B. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde Zena Marshall as Giselle
Directed by Ralph Thomas Produced by Antony Darnborough & Alfred Roome Written by Patrick Campbell With additional dialogue by Gerard Bryant & Jan Read Released 1949 Run Time 71 minutes.

Synopsis Taken From DVD Cover ©2011 Strawberry Media Limited

Film Images ©1949 Carlton Film Distributors Limited

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