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I'll Be Your Sweetheart Details


Australian-born comic actor Vic Oliver was usually at his best on-screen when teamed with an unusually talented leading lady. Oliver's vis-a-vis in the British I'll be Your Sweetheart was film favorite Margaret Lockwood. Set in the early 1900s, the film concerns the trials and tribulations of musical-hall diva Edie Story (Lockwood), whose happy-go-lucky partner is one Sam Kahn (Oliver). Halfway through the film, Kahn is shunted to the background when Edie falls in love with aspiring songwriter Bob Fielding, played by up-and-coming Michael Rennie. The outcome of the plot is predicated on a Parliamentary decision which rescued songwriters from being gypped out of their royalties by unscrupulous "pirate" publishers, which happens more than once in the early reels to the luckless Fielding. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:July 30, 1945


Margaret Lockwood
as Edie Storey
Michael Rennie
as Bob Fielding
Moore Marriott
as George Le Brunn
Frederick Burtwell
as Pacey
Maudie Edwards
as Mrs. Jones
Garry Marsh
as Wallace
Eliot Makeham
as John Friar
Muriel George
as Mrs. Le Brunn
Alf Goddard
as Henchman
Muriel George
as Mrs. Le Brunn


Val Guest
Val Guest
Val Valentine
Alfred Roome
Louis Levy
Associate Producer
Elizabeth Haffenden
Costume Designer