Gert and Daisy's Weekend

  • Film
  • Comedy
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Music hall's favourite Cockneys, Gert and Daisy (Elsie and Doris Waters) do their patriotic bit for British cinema in this ramshackle but lively wartime comedy when they help evacuate a gang of East End kids to a smart country house. Needless to say, neither the toffs nor their butlers and maids much care for the visitors, who are soon accused of stealing jewellery. Social historians will doubtless be fascinated by the ease with which the sisters turn the class system upside down. It's hard to believe that in real life, their brother was that nice Jack Warner, who used to play PC Dixon of Dock Green.

Release details

Duration: 79 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Maclean Rogers
Screenwriter: Maclean Rogers, Kathleen Butler, HF Maltby
Cast: Elsie Waters
Doris Waters
Iris Vandeleur
John Slater
Elizabeth Hunt
Wally Patch
Annie Esmond
Aubrey Mallalieu
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